The festival of Navratri is the time to relish a wide range of vegetarian dishes in the city. Here is a list of 9 such food items which you can try out during the Navratri festival.
Curd rice at Puranmal: Also known as yogurt rice, the curd rice forms a popular part of South Indian cuisine. It is prepared with plain curd and steamed rice. For additional tempering, urad dal, mustard seeds, chillies, and coriander leaves are added to enhance the flavour and taste of the dish.
Where: Bharat Bhavan, Juhu Road, Near Mithibai College, Vile Parle West, Mumbai
Dahi Batata Puri at Radha Krishna: A popular north Indian chaat, the Dahi batata puri also occupies a predominant position in Mumbai's culinary space. Stuffed puris are topped up with green chutney, sweet chutney, and red chutney. The curd is added to each puri and chaat masala, red chili powder, black salt, and roasted cumin powder is sprinkled to add an extra bit of taste and texture to the dish.
Where: 50, SV Road, Near Andheri West Station, Mumbai
Zaffran Dahi Kebab at The Finch: If you are on a vegetarian diet during Navratri or love everything that's veg, then head straight to The Finch to gorge on some delicious appetizer this Navratri season. Neither too sweet nor too sour, the tender Zaffran Dahi Kebab melts in the mouth in a quick go.
Where: John Baker, Saki Vihar Road, Ganesh Nagar, Powai, Mumbai
Gajar Batata Nu Shaak at Pravas, Lower Parel: This is a delectable accompaniment that can be cooked in few minutes. Carrots and potatoes are tossed up in a spicy masala that lends a flavour of authentic Gujarati cuisine. The sabzi tastes simple yet delicious!
Where: 4, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Palak Rice at 1 Above: There are many who in reality don't fast during the Navratri Utsav but strictly adhere to a vegetarian diet during the 9 days of the Navratri festival. For them, Palak rice turns out to be a healthy and filling option. It is a simple yet delicious dish and you even compliment the palak rice with a bowl of raita for extra taste.
Where: Floor 2, Kamala Trade House, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai
Paneer Meethi Malai with butter parantha: Any vegetarian meal is incomplete without a plate of paneer delicacy. Paneer Meethi Malai is a homely dish that can be savoured in restaurants too. It is a mild creamy curry made with cashews, almond, onion, spices and fenugreek leaves. Loaded with chunks of paneer, this dish is best paired with butter parantha or even naan for that matter.
Where: Ground Floor, Prem Court, JT Road, Churchgate, Mumbai
Podi Annam at Gonguura: The light flavoured Podi Annam rice is every South Indian's favourite. If you too wish to try this delectable vegetarian dish in Mumbai during the Navratri season, then head straight to Gongurra.
Where: 5/6, Juhu Ekta Co-operative Housing Society, Juhu Versova Link Road, Juhu, Mumbai
Puri Bhaji at Guru Kripa: This is the Maharashtrian version of potato curry with pooris (deep fried Indian bread). It serves as a whole meal and is best accompanied by a glass of Lassi or even hot milk with turmeric which is not only tasty but healthy too.
Where: 40, Guru Kripa Building, Road 24, Near SIES College, Sion, Mumbai
Assorted vegetable kofta curry with naan at Vedge: Kofta in any form tastes extremely delicious. In this dish, mix vegetable koftas are served in tomato-based thick gravy. One can pair this delicious vegetarian dish with plain naan or butter naan for a fabulous meal during Navratri.
Where: Ground Floor, Fun Republic Mall, New Link Road, Veera Desai Area, Mumbai
As the much-awaited Navratri 2018 festival is about to arrive, here is a list of the nine best vegetarian dishes that you should definitely try in Mumbai restaurants during these 9 days. Take a look...
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