Chaitra Navratri 2023: 6 drinks and beverages to have during Navratri fast

From fruit juices to buttermilk, let's explore some of the best Navratri fasting drinks that will tantalize your taste buds

Published on Mar 24, 2023 05:12 PM IST 8 Photos

Navratri is a Hindu festival that is typically observed with fasting and prayers for nine consecutive nights. During this time, people usually abstain from consuming non-vegetarian food, alcohol, and certain grains and vegetables. However, they can consume a variety of drinks that are allowed during the fasting period. Here are some of the most popular drinks that you must try. (freepik)

Fruit Juices: Fresh fruit juices are a great way to get essential vitamins and nutrients during Navratri fasting. Apples, pomegranates, oranges, and grapes are some of the popular fruits used to make Navratri fasting juices. These juices are also a good source of hydration.(Unsplash)

Lassi: Lassi is a traditional Indian drink made with yogurt, water, and spices. It is a popular drink during Navratri fasting as it is refreshing, filling, and helps in digestion. It is also a good source of protein and calcium.(Shutterstock)


Coconut water: Coconut water is a natural source of electrolytes and is a great way to stay hydrated during Navratri fasting. It is low in calories and contains essential minerals like potassium, magnesium, and calcium.(Shutterstock)

Milkshakes: Milkshakes made with fruits like bananas, strawberries, and mangoes are a tasty way to break the fast. They are also a good source of protein, vitamins, and minerals.(Unsplash)