Photos: 9 foods that fasting Mumbaikars can indulge in this Shravan
A Shravan favourite, outer crisp coating of this potato gives way to a soft, well-marinated mixture of coconut shavings and crushed peanuts. Best enjoyed hot!
Available at: Prahlad Petis Centre, Shop No 1, 20/30 Mulchand Mansion, Princess Street, Marine Lines. Call: 9820332073
D Damodar Mithaiwala, Harganga Mahal, Dadar East, Mumbai. Timings: 8 AM to 9 PM (Tue-Sun), Mon Closed. Call: 022 24142908/ 022 24143980
Purshottam Kandoi Haribhai Damodar Mithaiwala, Gayatri Dham, M.G. Road, Ghatkopar East, Mumbai. Timings: 7 AM to 1:30 PM, 3:30 PM to 9 PM (Tue-Sun), Mon Closed. Call: 022 25012693
Sapre & Sons, 6/7, Ground Floor, Jaikar Smruti, Aarey Road, Goregaon West. Timings: 8:30 AM to 9:30 PM. Call: 022 28776012/ 022 287810931/9
One cannot think Shravan and fasting without the traditional favourite - the Sabudana Khichdi. It's the dish of choice for fasters. It's also considered a balanced meal due to it's high protein content due to the addition of peanuts, the presence of high calories due to the inclusion of starch and fat.
Available at: Aaswad, LJ Road, Shivaji Park, Gadkari Chowk, Dadar Shivaji Park, Mumbai. Timings: 10 AM to 10:30 PM, Monday closed. Call: 022 24451871/ 022 24451876
High Point, 1 & 2, Citizen, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri Lokhandwala, Andheri West. Timings: 8:30 AM to 12 Midnight. Call: 022 33951612
Mee Marathi, 5, Alfa Apartment, Shree Parleshwer Road, Vile Parle East, Mumbai. Timings: 8:30 AM to 10:30 PM. Call: 022 261346362/9
Whether you are fasting or not, you can't go wrong with the Rajgira Puri Bhaji. Kolhapuri Chiwda, a Girgaum-based shop famous for its upvaas items, which opened its doors to Mumbaikars almost 80 years ago is known for its delicious Rajgira puri bhaji.
The address: Kolhapuri Chiwda, 237 JSS Road, Mangal Wadi, Girgaum. Timings: 8 am to 10 pm. Fridays closed. Call: 23893912
Also available at: Ladu Samrat, 1 & 2 Habib Terrace, Dr BA Road, Lalbaug, Parel, Mumbai. Timings: 7:30 AM to 10 PM. Call: 022 24710127/ +91 93236109863/9
This delicious ladoo variety made using rava flour is a must have. Perfect for those with a sweet tooth.
Available at: Chetana, 34, K Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai. Timings: 12:30 PM to 11 PM. Call: 022 33716017
Trupti, Ground Floor, Palladium Mall, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai. Timings: 10:30 AM to 9:30 PM. Call: 022 24902211/022 249722114/9
As always, the Sabudana Wada remains the Shravan favourite. Sabudana, whether in thalipeeth form, khichdi form or wada form is mostly favoured during fasting.
Available at: Hotel Ramashray, Bhandarkar Road, Matunga East, Mumbai. Timings: 5 AM to 9:30 PM, Monday closed. Call: 022 24102623/022 24102369
Prakash Shakahari Upahaar Kendra, Horizon Towers, Ranade Road Dadar West, Dadar Shivaji Park, Mumbai. Timings: 7:30 AM to 10:30 PM, Friday closed. Call: 022 24386094
Navaratna Restaurant, Nirman Vyapar Kendra, Sector 17, Vashi, Navi Mumbai. Timings: 6 AM to 12:30 AM. Call: 022 27890871/022 278948165/9
Rajgira, which is also known as Amaranth or buckwheat flour and Kuttu ka ata, has a nutty flavour. The good news is that it’s gluten free and it’s also rich in fibre, vitamin B and proteins. These crunchy cookies make for an ideal evening snack.
Available at: Heerson, A/3, Agarwal Market, Tejpal Road, near Vile Parle East. Timings: 9 AM to 9 PM. Call: 26137700/261854326/9
A recommended dietary supplement for diabetics, this serves as a taste cleanser during Shravan, when you get bored of eating fried foods.
Available at: Meghraj Sweets, junction of SV Road and Marve Road, Malad West. Timings: 8:30 am to 9:00 pm. Call: 288222917/9
Similar to soya chips that are available in the market, the otherwise savoury snack leaves a sweet aftertaste.
Available at: Thakker and Co, 34-35, Dashrathlal Joshi Road, Vile Parle West. Call: 261559468/9
Chivdas made with nuts and sabudana are found aplenty during Shravan. But, this snack is made of samo, known as wari che tandul in Marathi, also commonly called jungle rice. Deep-fried and peppered with red chilli and masala, it's a tangy treat.
Available at: Heerson, A/3, Agarwal Market, Tejpal Road, near Vile Parle East. Timings: 9 AM to 9 PM. Call: 26137700/261854329/9
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From traditional Shravan delicacies to some treats with an innovative and quirky twist here are 9 lip-smacking dishes that those, who are fasting can gorge on and places to find them...