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

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Main Ingredients : Potato (आलू), Raw Peanuts (कच्ची मूंगफली)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Vratwale Aloo

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!


For more recipes related to Vratwale Aloo checkout Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo, Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Kashmiri Lauki, Honey Glazed Beans, Beans With Tomato Yogurt Sauce , Kelphoolachi Bhaji.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vratwale Aloo Recipe

  • Potato peeled 4-5 medium

  • Raw Peanuts 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.