Vrat wale Aloo/Fried potatoes for fasting /How to make Fried potatoes

Fasting has being in Indian culture since the era of Ramayana. There are many benefits of fasting, it controls your body,mind.if done in right mannerAs whole country is celebrating Navratri and some people like me are fasting for whole 9 days .Here’s the recipe that i make and eat every year.Vrat wale Aloo is what i am sharing today,i would like to tell you all that i dont have jeera (cumin)in my fast,you can use if you wish.

I have my fast a bit different from others in the sense of eating.

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  • 4 potatoes (boiled)
  • 2 tablespoon peanuts
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 tablespoon sendha namak
  • Coriander leaves for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon oil (i use sunflower oil in fasting)


  • Peel the boiled potatoes and cut them into 4 parts
  • Dry roast the peanuts and let them cool
  • Take a grinder and grind peanuts with green chillies and sendha namak to a coarse powder
  • Now heat oil in a kadai add in the potatoes and cook on medium flame with mixing them
  • Once you see them turning light brown, give them a stir now
  • Again cook till light brown on all sides
  • Now add in the grinded powder and mix well
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves
  • Have them with curd
  • Your Vratwale Aloo is ready

Dhaniya ki panjiri/ Coriander seeds panjiri

Jai Shri Krishna ,yes that’s how you greet,when one sees dhaniya panjiri being made,Lord Krishna was very fond of dhaniya panjiri as mentioned in Krishna leela,this is one of his favourites other than khus- khus panjiri and makhan. As we all are celebrating Janmastmi, here’s a lovely and full of flavour panjiri for you…

Here’s the recipe, can be made and stored any time of the year and eaten.



  • 1 cup Dhaniya (coriander seeds)
  • 1 cup grated jaggery(as per taste)
  • 1 tablespoon elaichi powder
  • 2 tablespoon chopped dryfruit (almonds, cashews, pistachio or the one you love to have)
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 tablespoon makhana (foxnut)


  • Take a grinder and make fine powder of coriander seeds,keep aside
  • Heat ghee in a kadai,fry dry fruit and remove them
  • In the same kadai,roast makhana for 2 to 3 minutes and remove now, roast the coriander powder till the raw aroma has gone
  • Take them on a bowl ,now add in elaichi powder, dry fruit
  • Grated jaggery and makhana
  • Give it a nice mix
  • Your dhaniya panjiri is ready to please Lord Krishna

Shinghara ki roti/water chestnut flat bread/A fasting diet recipe

Shinghara or chestnut are mostly eaten during navratris fast (a nine day fast)or any fast done by all the Indian. Chestnut have a very unique flavour and are gluten free…A very healthy roti can be made out of it ,with little ingredients….so let’s see the recipe

Shinghara ki roti


1 cup shinghara atta (chestnut flour)

2 potatoes (boiled and peeled)

2 green chili finely chopped

1 1/2 tablespoon shendha namak (rock salt)

2 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped

1 tablespoon ginger grated

1/2 tablespoon black pepper powder (Kali mirch)

Water for kneading the dough

Shinghara ki roti

Method of making shinghara ki roti

Take a bowl, mash the potatoes well

Mix chopped green chili, black pepper powder, shinghara ka aata (chestnut flour) grated ginger, shendha namak (rock salt) and coriander leaves

By adding 2 tablespoon of water start collecting the dough together

Use only little water so that the dough gets collected firmly

Heat the tawa ,make roti by using your hand or a greased sheet .so that it does not break

You can use your rolling pin if …you can manage

Cook it on low heat for the first time on both the sides

Then you can keep the flame on medium heat and cook

Prick little hole in between the rotis .to make them cook evenly from inside

Serve it with salad (only cucumber and tomato for fasting)

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