Feast for fasts

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Menu: If you are an Indian and especially a woman, you can never get enough of fasts that are kept for various cultural and religious regions across the Indian subcontinent. Try out these recipes to make it a super time – begin with an absolute palatable Kootoo Ke Aate Ki Puri and Vratwale Aloo to go with it. At the end, a delectable Sabudana Kheer awaits you!


Shopping List


200 grams kootoo ka atta
1 bunch of fresh coriander leaves
50 grams rock salt
200 grams sago (sabudana)
0.5 gram of saffron
50 grams almond
1 bottle/packet of green cardamom powder
100 grams raw peanuts


Preparations before you begin:

Soak the sago previous night. Boil the potatoes for puri and vratwale aloo. Make green chilli paste. Chop coriander leaves. Extract the lemon juice.


How to go about it:
Place the milk on the flame for reducing for the kheer. Make the dough for the puri. Finish the kheer. Make the vratwale aloo. Deep-fry the puris. 

Recommended recipes-

Kootoo Ke Aate Ki Puri,  Vratwale Aloo,  Sitaphal and Sabudana Kheer

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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 www.sanjeevkapoor.com 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.