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The Fasting Food and Sendha Namak

December 23, 2021

Sendha Namak, as popularly known as in India, is a version of rock salt that is unprocessed and one of the most natural form of salt available. Usually available in white and pink in colour, this type of salt is free of any kinds of pollutants as well as chemical compositions. Packed with beneficial minerals and nutrients including calcium, potassium, iron, copper etc, sendha namak is definitely a healthier version to table salt that is high on sodium chloride and is processed. It offers a trove of health benefits in our daily lives such as it helps in treating respiratory problems, migraine, sinus, treating acne, black heads, and clogged pores. It helps in clearing sore throat by gargling with sendha namak in hot water.

Besides its health benefits, the salt has many culinary uses. Often tagged as a part of fasting food recipes, it is can also be widely used in preparations of daily meals and falahari food. To make most of it, Ceepee offers the finest quality Sendha namk online with goodness of nutrients and minerals at best Sandha Namak price.

Fast Friendly Salt

In comparison to other salts that are hot in potency, sendha namak has cooling properties. It helps cool our body from within. It also helps in balancing electrolytes in body without influencing blood pressure levels as this salt is low on sodium and high on potassium. The core purpose of fasting is detoxifying our digestive system. During our Navratri fasting, the focus is on the consumption of food that is light and has easy effects on our digestive system to rejuvenate and cleanse our body.

Now be it fasting during the nine days of Navratri or any other fast, we ditch the regular diet and opt for fast-friendly food. From a list of recipes that are preferred during the time of fasting, where table salt is restricted, sendha namak or rock salt is our saviour. Today we will shape some fascinating recipes for fasting with goodness of sendha namak.

The Fasting Food and Sendha Namak

Fast Recipes and Sendha Namak

Kuttu Ki Khichdi

Easy to prepare, very delicious and healthy, kuttu ki kichadi is a fasting super food that fulfils nutrional requirement with taste.


  • 1 Cup Sabut Kuttu (Buckwheat groats)
  • 2 medium sized Potatoes, diced in small size
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 1/2 –inch Ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Ghee or Clarified Butter
  • ½ tsp Cee Pee Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Raw Peanuts, dry roasted and powdered
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 1 tsp Raw Sugar
  • Ceepee’s Sendha Namak to taste
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves, chopped
  • Lemon Juice as required (optional)


  1. In a pan, heat some ghee and add cumin seeds. Let the seeds crackle.
  2. Add green chillis, ginger, and sauté for few seconds.
  3. Next, add diced potatoes and stir often. Cook for another 2-3 minutes until potatoes are crisp from the edges.
  4. It is time to add peanut powder and sauté it for about half a minute. Add rinsed buckwheat. Mix it well and cook for about 2 more minutes.
  5. Add sugar, salt and water.
  6. Mix thoroughly and cover the pan with lid. Allow the buckwheat to simmer on low heat.
  7. Cook it until all the water is absorbed and buckwheat is well cooked.
  8. Add coriander leaves and give it a final stir.
  9. Serve Kuttu khichdi hot and fresh with drizzle of lemon juice.

Sabudana Bhel

This bhel is a quick and snaky recipe with goodness of roasted peanuts, boiled potatoes and cashews.


  • ½ Cup Sabudana, washed and soaked in water for at least 4-5 hours or overnight
  • 1 medium sized Potato, boiled, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 1 pinch Cee Pee Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tbsp Peanuts
  • 1 tbsp Cashews
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves, chopped
  • Cee Pee Sendha Namak to taste
  • 2 tsp Cooking oil
  • Lemon Juice, few drops


  1. Begin with dry roasting peanuts in a pan until they are crisp and brown. Once roasted, keep them aside in a bowl.
  2. In the same pan, roast cashew until golden brown. Keep them along with peanuts.
  3. Add cooking oil in the same pan and add sabudana. Stir continuously while sautéing them.
  4. Cook the sabudana pearls until they become transparent, soft and completely cooked.
  5. Next, add diced potatoes, peanuts, cashews, sendha namak, red chilli powder, coriander leaves and lemon juice. Mix them well.
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve fresh.

Vrat ke Uttapam

Prepared from Sama ke chawal or vrat ke chawal, these delish pancakes are very healthy and super easy to make.


  • 1 cup Sama ke chawal ka atta
  • 1 tsp Cee Pee Cumin Seeds
  • 1 medium Tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chilli, chopped
  • ¼ cup Coriander Leaves, chopped
  • Sendha namak to taste
  • Water as required


  1. In rice flour, add water to make a thick but flowing batter. Add to it cumin seeds, sendha namak, and coriander leaves. Mix well.
  2. Heat a tava or a skillet and spread some oil on it.
  3. With a spoon or a ladle, pour the batter on a hot tava. Do not spread the batter.
  4. Top the spread batter with tomatoes and green chillies as soon as you pour it.
  5. Sprinkle some oil on the top as well as sides.
  6. As the base is cooked, flip it upside down. As tomatoes get cooked, flip it again and cook the base once again.
  7. Serve mini uttapams with curd or chutney.

Navratri Festival is celebrated throughout India in many different ways and with various customs. Similarly fasting rules also varies from region to region. In North and West part of India, 9 days of fasting calls for various rules where a list of spices, flours, cereals and in some cases even some vegetables are not allowed to consume. Another ingredient that is not allowed is table salt. Here comes the role of Sendha Namak or rock salt used during Navratri. Prepare delish fasting recipes with sendha namak to enhance the flavour profile of your food. Now you can buy Ceepee’s sendha namak online on various online portals are economical sendha namak price. Bring the best in your vrat food with Cee Pee spices.



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