5 interesting Aloo waale vrat recipes

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Potatoes are an ingredient that is omnipresent in kitchen across the world. In Indian cuisine too it has a special place, especially in vrat ka khana. Potatoes are packed with nutrients, negligible fat and are high on carbs and have no sodium. They keep your energy levels boosted which is why they are perfect in a fasting meal. If you’re bored of eating Vratwaale aloo ki sabzi, take a look at these 5 interesting vrat approved aloo recipes!

Farali Chivda

 In this simple vrat approved aloo recipe Crisp fried potato sticks are elevated with the addition of peanuts, chillies, some sugar and rock salt. To give you a perfect snack to enjoy even on the days when you are fasting.


Potato Pattice

Spicy, with a hint of sweet in each bite, farali pattice is a must have on fasting days.  Soft potato patties stuffed with a mixture of fresh coconut, chillies and dry fruits and deep fried to golden brown perfection.  You will wonder why you haven’t made these at home before.


Rajgira Aloo Puri Canapes

Vrat wale aloo puri in a whole new contemporary avatar. Crisp Rajgira puri canapés topped with boiled and mashed potatoes tempered in ghee along with other vrat ingredients like chillies, cumin, coriander and peanuts, topped with crispy potato salli.


Sago Potato Rolls

Whoever said vrat ka khaana can’t be stylish. Try these glammed up versions of the humble sabudana vada –shaped into perfect cylinders and deep fried. A simple coconut and peanut chutney is a great accompaniment to go with it!


Potato Thalipeeth

This classic Maharashtrian flatbread gets an aloo addition so that vratwale meals can be more wholesome and tasty. This spice thalipeeth made with kuttu ka atta and potatoes in filling and tastes great just like that or with some sweet yogurt.


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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.