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Feasting is an important feature of Dussehra (Vijayadashami) celebrations. Explore some scrumptious and easy Dussehra recipes here.

Dussehra Recipes

Dussehra Recipes
 
Dussehra is one of the most important festivals of India. It is celebrated throughout the country. The Dusshera of Mysore is very famous in terms of grandeur and splendor. Each region of the country has its own specialty in the celebrations. There are places which are famous for wonderful Ram-Lila where as there are places which are known for their grandeur in Ravan- Dahan. As Dusshera is the festival of the victory of ‘Good over Evil’, the celebrations represent the belief of the people that truth always triumphs.

As Dusshera is considered to be a festive occasion varieties and special cuisine are made on the day. Since in most of the Hindu communities, people keep fast and eat only one meal a day at sunset, meal is made special and delicious. Also, as it is mandatory to eat vegetarian courses on sacred occasions, the diet is strictly vegetarian. Even onion and garlic are not allowed as they are not considered as a part of ‘Satvik food’ that is eaten on the festive occasion.

Special ingredients and vegetables are used for the dishes, which vary from place to place and family to family. In spices only red chilies, turmeric and cumin seeds and only rock salt are allowed. Dairy products fruits and nuts form the staple diet of this occasion. In these limited options, people in various regions of the country have discovered some extremely scrumptious dishes which are easy to cook also. Here are some of the interesting recipes that you can try during Dusshera.

Recipes for Dusshera

Sabudana Khichidi

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Kuttu Ki Puri

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