Navratri Recipes

Aloo Raita Navrarti Recipes

 

Navratri is the time to fast for Maa Shakti. Find below few relishing recipes of the traditional Navratri dishes -

Aloo Raita

Ingredients :
  • Boiled and chopped potatoes
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Curd
  • Red Chili Powder
  • Pepper
  • Oil and salt (to taste)

Method :

Firstly beat the curd properly until it becomes smooth. Add chopped potatoes to the curd and mix it well. In a frying pan, heat oil and add pepper, cumin seeds and red chili. Stir it for few minutes.

Then add these fried ingredients to the curd and potato mixture. Add rock salt to it. Now keep this mixture in refrigerator and serve it as a side dish.

These are some of the very popular Navratri delicacies, prepare any of these dishes and have a delightful Navratri along with your loved ones!

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Aloo Pulao Navrarti Recipes

Aloo Pulao

Ingredients :
  • Rice
  • Potato
  • Ghee
  • Cloves
  • Cumin Seeds
  • Cinnamon
  • Red Chili Powder
  • Cardamoms
  • Water
  • Green Coriander

Method :

Firstly heat ghee in a pan, and then add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and cumin seeds to it. After it starts to give off a fragrance, then add rice and potato (cut into small pieces) to the oil.

Stir and fry it until the color changes to light brown. Add water, salt and chili powder and cover the pan, reduce the heat and let it simmer for around 20 minutes. Your Aloo Pulao is ready to be served. Before serving garnish it with green coriander.

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Saboodana Vadaa Navrarti Recipes

Saboodana Vadaa

Ingredients :
  • Saboodana
  • Finely Crushed
  • Roasted Peanuts
  • Crushed Chilies
  • Boiled and Mashed Potato
  • Salt and Oil

Method :

Wash saboodana properly. Drain the excess water and soak it for few hours. Now add all the ingredients except oil to it. Mix it well and make a thick paste. In a frying pan, heat oil. Make small and flat balls from the saboodana paste. Fry these balls on a medium flame until their color changes to light brown and they become crisp. Drain the excess oil and serve it hot with peanut chutney or sauce.

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Kasoori Methi Aloo Navrarti Recipes

Kasoori Methi Aloo

Ingredients:
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • Chilli, finely chopped
  • Turmeric (Haldi) powder - 1/2 kp
  • 2 cup potatoes boiled & peeled
  • salt according to taste

Method

Heat oil and crackle cumin seeds
Add green chillies and ginger paste
Add boiled water.
Add dry fenugreek (methi) leaves and season with salt
Cook the veg covered on low heat till done.

Serve with hot Rotis

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Gobhi Ki Sabzi Recipes

Gobhi Ki Sabzi

Ingredients :
  • Cauliflower
  • Ghee
  • Cumin
  • Finely chopped tomatoes
  • Bay leaves
  • Turmeric
  • Green chilies
  • Ginger(chopped)
  • Garam masala powder
  • Hing
  • Cloves
  • Salt
  • Chopped green coriander



Method :

Before you start cooking, wash the cauliflower properly and grate it. Place a pan on the flame and heat ghee and add bay leaves, cumin, cardamom, hing and cloves to it. When all these ingredients give off a fragrance, add turmeric, green chilies, and ginger and fry them for some more minutes.

After that add grated cauliflower to it and cook it on reduced flame for near about 15 minutes.Add the finely chopped tomato, salt and garam masala to the cauliflower mixture. Add water and cook for few more minutes. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve it hot.

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Bharwan Aloo Recipes

Bharwan Aloo

Ingredients:
  • Potatoes - 400 gm (10 medium size)
  • Oil - 2 tbs
  • Cumin seeds (Zeera) - 1/2 tsp
  • Green Chillies - 2 chopped
  • Turmeric (Haldi) powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Ginger - 2 ling piece finely chopped
  • Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala - 1/4 tsp
  • Amchoor Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Cashew - 15 (finely chopped)
  • Raisins (Kishmish) - 15
  • Salt to taste

Method


Wash and peel Potatoes.
Scoop out the center of potatoes & keep it aside.
Keep peeled potatoes in a bowl of water.
Heat oil and crackle cumin seeds.
Add coriander powder, haldi powder, chopped green chillies and chopped ginger.
All peeled potatoes, salt, garam masala stirring continuously for 3 - 4 min.
Remove from gas add amchoor powder, cashew nuts, and raisins.
Remove potatoes from water and let it dry.
Fill the mixture in potatoes.
Heat oil in a pan add 1/4 tsp cumin seeds, add chopped ginger, salt & turmeric powder. Fry it for a min.
Add 1 tbs water.
Add stuffed potatoes in this gravy.
Reduce the flame.
Let it cook for sometime.
Add green coriander leaves.
Serve it with Nan, Chappati or Paratha.

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Last Updated: 16th September , 2017