Dosa-Idli to Rasam-8 vegetarian South Indian food for Navratri

Here are some popular vegetarian South Indian dishes that are commonly enjoyed during Navratri:

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Masala Dosa

A fermented rice and lentil crepe, filled with a potato filling. While traditionally served with chutneys, sambar, you can adjust the ingredients to fit Navratri restrictions.

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Idli with Coconut Chutney

Soft and fluffy steamed rice cakes served with coconut and green chili chutney. This is a light and nutritious dish that can be consumed during fasting.

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Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi is a dish made from barley before you turn your nose up. It is made with vegetables and spices.

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A tangy and spicy South Indian soup made from tamarind, tomatoes, and various spices. It's light yet flavorful and is often consumed during fasts.

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Coconut Rice

Cooked rice mixed with freshly grated coconut and seasoned with mustard seeds, urad dal, chillies, and curry leaves. It's a simple yet flavorful dish.

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Yogurt Rice (Curd Rice)

A cooling dish made from rice mixed with yoghurt and seasoned with mustard seeds, curry leaves, and green chilies. It's a great option for a light meal during fasting.

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A mixed vegetable curry cooked in a coconut and yogurt-based sauce. It's nutritious and full of flavour.

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Vada Sambar

Medu Vada served with Sambar is a classic South Indian dish. During Navratri, you can use ingredients that are allowed during fasting.

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