Vrat Ka Paneer Pakora (fasting Cottage Cheese Fritters)
Fasting is a very integral part of Indian religious rituals. In northern India for example women fast during ‘ navrathri’ (A festival for Goddess Durga), in western India like in Maharastra, people keep fasting during ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’ (Festival of Lard Ganesha), in Southern India also fasting is essential before many religious ceremonies. According to Indian mythological texts, the food eaten during fast should be Satvik food; food rich in dairy products like milk, paneer, fruits and certain vegetables like potatoes, raw banana. Onion and garlic and eating food grains like rice, wheat are strictly prohibited. Here is simple paneer recipe, which is easy to make and is purely Satvik.