How to make Farali Pattice -

Though these patties are specially meant for vrat, but you can enjoy them any time.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Fresh coconut (ताज़ा नारियल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Farali Pattice

Farali Pattice 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Farali Pattice Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and grated 3-4

  • Fresh coconut scraped 1/4 cup

  • Cashewnuts chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Peanuts roasted and crushed 1 tablespoon

  • Raisins 1/2 tablespoon

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Sugar 1/4 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger-green chilli paste 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Arrowroot powder 1 tablespoon + for coating

  • Oil for greasing and deep-frying


Step 1

To make stuffing, combine coconut, cashewnuts, peanuts, raisins, rock salt, sugar, lemon juice, ginger-green chilli paste and chopped coriander in a bowl and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Combine potatoes, arrowroot powder and rock salt in another bowl and mix well.

Step 4

Grease your palms with some oil. Spread some arrowroot powder on a plate.

Step 5

Divide the potato mixture into equal portions, make a dent in the centre and fill it with a portion of the stuffing. Coat with arrowroot powder.

Step 6

Deep-fry pattice in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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