Mar 5, 2024, 01:05 PM IST

Foods you can eat for Mahashivratri fast

Khushi Patel


During the Mahashivratri fast, a variety of fruits are permitted, including bananas, apples, oranges, pomegranates, and berries

Dairy Products

During the Mahashivratri fast, dairy products such as milk, yoghurt, and paneer are allowed. They include a lot of calcium, protein, and other minerals


Sabudana is a common component in Mahashivratri fasting recipes. Recipes like sabudana khichdi, sabudana vada, and sabudana kheer are frequently made using it

Singhare Ka Aata

Water chestnut flour, or singhare ka atta, is a staple when making recipes that are suitable for fasting, including singhare ke atte ki puri, singhare ka halwa, and singhare ke pakode


Boiled potatoes, potato curry (without onions or garlic), and potato chips (without ordinary salt) are just a few of the dishes that can be made with potatoes during the Mahashivratri fast

Sendha Namak

During the Mahashivratri fast, sendha namak is used in place of regular salt because regular salt is not consumed. It is added to foods that are suitable for fasting

Nuts & Dry Fruits

During the Mahashivratri fast, nuts and dry fruits such as dates, cashews, walnuts, raisins, and almonds can be taken. They are also great sources of energy

Sama Rice

Sama rice, also known as barnyard millet, is a kind of millet that is frequently used in place of rice when someone is fasting. Sama rice khichdi, sama rice pulao, and other foods are made using it

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