Vrat Ka Khana

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Fasting doesn’t have to mean boring food, here are 3 recipes which prove just that. What’s more? They get made within 30 minutes of your time. Take a look.

Menu: FaraliChiwda



Shopping list


500 grams of wafer potatoes

250 grams of raw peanuts

1 small packet of rock salt

1 fresh coconut

100 grams of cashewnuts

100 grams of raisins

250 grams of sago

100 grams of khoya

100 grams of almonds

1 small packet of cardamom powder


For faster preparation


For chiwda peel and grate the potatoes and set aside in water. Deep fry the potatoes till golden brown in colour by removing excess water from them. Then deep fry the peanuts and later green chillies in the same oil. Drain and cool down to room temperature. Mix the fried ingredients along with powdered sugar and rock salt.Store in an air tight container. Make ginger and green chilli paste for pattice. Then chopped cashewnuts roast the peanuts and crush them. Scrap the coconut. Boil, peel and grate the potatoes. Make the pattice stuffing and the potatoes mixture. Stuff the coconut mixture in potatoes and set aside. Soak the sago overnight. Chop the nuts for kheer and grate the khoya.


How to go about it


Start by cooking the sago with water and then add milk and khoya. Sauté nuts and raisins in ghee until golden brown in colour. Add to the sago mixture and finish it with sugar and cardamom powder. Then deep fry the pattice, drain and serve.


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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.