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Navaratri menu plan for 9 days

Navaratri sundal, sweet, snack plan: 

Click on each name for link to the respective recipes

Some sundal recipes like chana dal, moong dal, peanuts required no overnight soaking. Even green mung needs just 3 hrs minimum soaking time. All other sundals need overnight soaking.

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As I am a south Indian, I have given some menu that will work for my home, if this helps some of you too, I will be more happy. You can just keep this as a guidance and change according to your family preferences. Keep your menu simple and quick ones, as there will be extra work as well as  food from prasadam after offerings.

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Navaratri meal plan:

Day Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 1 Idli, coconut chutney Mor kuzhambu,
paruppu usili
Methi thepla,
boondi raita 
Day 2 Puri, Aloo bhaji Methi pulao,
veg raita, Arbi chips
Curd semiya
Day 3 Dosai, Peanut chutney Varutharacha kuzhambu,
Plantain poriyal
Varagu milagu 
jeeraga adai,
curry leaves chutney
Day 4 Rice sundal,
Thengai thogayal
Tomato rasam,
Poosanikai rasavangi,
okra fries
Lemon oats
Day 5 Rava idli,
Mint coconut chutney
Vathal kuzhambu,
Banana stem kootu
Rasam idli
Day 6 Sabuadana kichidi Jeera rice, Malai kofta Oats khara paniyaram,
Tomato coconut chutney
Day 7 Ven pongal,
Coriander coconut 
chutney
Variety rice, aviyal,
plantain tawa fry
Paneer paratha, Raita
Day 8 Sponge dosa,
Kadalai paruppu chutney
Dahi kadhi,
aloo tuk,
Salad
Roti, Dal fry
Day 9 Ragi kanji, 
sweet & salt
Pepper kuzhambu,
Kootu
Instant rava dosa,
carrot chutney

Make sure to shop for all the ingredients, as per the recipes you have planned to prepare during Navratri. Like enough legumes and dals for sundal, Jaggery, sugar, butter or ghee, dry fruits, nuts, tetra pack UHT milk, condensed milk, rice flour, besan, wheat flour, fruits, coconut, flattened rice, instant sevai, oils. Other items like disposable plates, cups, serving containers, carry bags, goodie bags and return gifts, pooja items like incense sticks, lamp oil, wick, camphor etc.

Here are 9 simple kolam for 9 days of Navaratri from my parent’s blog.