The auspicious Navratri season is here, and as we speak, many of us pledge to practise restraint and complete a 9-day fast. But, don't you think it would be easier to munch a bit and sail through the period?
You might need to abstain from alcohol and meat, but nobody said you can't eat interesting dishes prepared exclusively during the nine days!
On that note, here's a list of the most scrumptious Navratri thalis in Mumbai we’ve compiled for you!
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Satisfy your festive cravings at a price surprisingly easy on the wallet, at Rajwada Thal during the next 9 days. Their Fast Meal Box is perfect in every sense, from the spread to the rates. It consists of a sabzi, Sabudana Vada, Sabudana Khichdi, Rajgira Puri, and curd.
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We found a hub for authentic Gujarati food tucked away in the busy lanes of Mumbai. Soam on Grant Road is adored for dishing out delicious Gujarati snacks and street dishes. For Navratri, they have launched a special festive menu, replete with 17 spectacular Satvik dishes. From filling tidbits like Faraali Sada Dosa and Faraali Dahi Bhalla, to mini meals like Faraali Oondhiyu and Rajgira Puris, and Sabudana Khichdi, this restaurant in Mumbai has pledged to cater to every taste bud!
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Nope, we're not kidding. Yes, our favourite destination for all things chai is now serving lip-smacking Satvik meals, platters and beverages especially for Navratri! The special menu at Chaayos features 4 options, including an authentic Navratri Thali, a Navratra Snack Platter, Sabudana Vada, and Mint Masala Lassi. Now, that’s what we call a full meal.
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Does the thought of some special Navratri Kachodis make your mouth water? Well, since thoughts can't feed you, we'd suggest making a beeline for Navaratna Restaurant in Mumbai for the real deal! Their menu has been extended with a new section of Upwas Snacks, which comprises tasty nibbles like Kachodi, Sabudana Vada, and fast-friendly potato chips and French fries. Perfect to grab a quick Satvik bite, if you asked us!
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Time and hunger wait for no one. So, when those pangs hit you can safely place an order at Faasos. Their Navratri special Sabudana Khichdi meal is nothing short of mouthwatering, prepared while keeping Satvik customs in mind, and served with chilled curd.
What's a festival without a feast? Happy Navratri!