How to make Vratwale Aloo -

Simple and easy to make dish prepared from potatoes - common during vrats.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Pure ghee (देसी घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Vratwale Aloo

Vratwale Aloo Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vratwale Aloo Recipe

  • Potatoes peeled 4-5 medium

  • Pure ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Raw peanuts 1/4 cup

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat a pressure cooker. Cut the potatoes into small cubes. Pour the ghee in the cooker and add cumin seeds.

Step 2

Add potatoes and mix well. Add green chilli paste, red chilli powder, peanuts and mix well and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 3

Add 2 cups water, rock salt and lemon juice and mix. Cover the cooker and cook under pressure till 2-3 whistles are given out.

Step 4

Open the lid when the pressure reduces. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with kootoo ke aate ki puri.

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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 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.