Home / Recipes / Pumpkin Kheer ( vrat / Fast recipe ) for Navaratri / Ekadashi
During Navarathri or Ekadashi whille fasting potatoes or sweet potatoes are widely consumed, which is not a great healthy choice, instead opt for pumpkins.Not only do they cause some stomach problems later on but also not good for weight management and most of those who fast or go on Vrat are usually the middle aged or seniors who suffer invariably from some kind of weight issue , diabetic or are having hyper tension. Try to include pumpkins in many dishes and rely less on potatoes during these days, not only are these great choices but also good for weight management. The nutritional values of both varieties of pumpkins, white or yellow is unbelievable. Pumpkin fruit is one of the widely grown vegetables incredibly rich in vital antioxidants, and vitamins. Rich in vitamin A, and flavonoid poly-phenolic antioxidants such as lutein, xanthin, and has carotenes in abundance. It is one of the very low calorie vegetables.