Vrat Special Aloo Makhana Dry Recipe
How to make Aloo makhana for Navratri fasting / vrat ka Khana
Vrat Special Aloo Makhana Dry – step by step presentation easy vrat food recipe with fox nuts (makhana) and potato. Light and easy to digest Aloo Makhana Dry is a perfect Navratri food recipe for all.
This Lotus seed is popularly known as Makhana in India and fox nut in other Asian countries. Fox nut is considered a healthy dry fruit and let me tell you that makhana is far healthier than any other dry fruits. This rich in fiber dry fruit is a very good source to control constipation.
Roasted Fox nut or makhana is a favorite tea time snack in my family. It’s full of healthy factors always keeps me attracted towards fox nut. You can roast makhana in the microwave in less than two minutes without adding any oil. Just roast and store in an airtight container and enjoy anytime and anywhere.
Ingredients for making Vrat Special Aloo Makhana Dry Recipe
Fox nut (Makhana) – 1 cup
Potato – 3 Medium sizes
Cumin seed – 1 tea spoon
Ghee – 2 Table Spoon
Chilli flakes – ½ tea spoon
Rock salt (sandha namak) – according to taste
Basic preparation for making Vrat Special Aloo Makhana Dry Recipe
- Boil potatoes in a pressure cooker for two whistles for medium gas flame.
- Let it cool completely and then peel potatoes and cut in medium sized cube shapes.
Method of making Vrat Special Aloo Makhana Dry Recipe
Step 1: Heat one table Spoon (little less) of ghee in a nonstick pan or normal wok and add makhane and roast until become little golden and crunchy.
Bring it out on a plate and keep aside.
Step 2: Heat remaining oil in the same pan and add cumin seed. Just after ½ minute, add cubed potatoes and sauté on simmer gas flame.
Step 3: Add chili flakes and sandha namak and stir well. Cook until potatoes become little crisp and golden from outside.
It will take 10 minutes on simmer gas flame. Now add roasted makhane and mix well.
Vrat Special Aloo Makhana Dry is ready to serve. Serve it with mint chutney or as a plain snack with tea.
Eat healthy and stay fit. Happy Navaratri from techhometips to all the readers.
Few useful tips for Vrat Special Aloo Makhana Dry Recipe
- You can substitute chili flakes with finely chopped green chili.
- Add crushed black pepper for more flavors.