kand aloo pakoda recipe | navratri, vrat ka khana | upvas aloo kand pakora | aloo bhajiya for fasting


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Kand Aloo Pakoda ( Faraal Recipe)

કંદ-આલૂ પકોડા, ફરાળી વાનગી | કંદ-આલૂ પકોડા - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Kand Aloo Pakoda ( Faraal Recipe) in Gujarati) 

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kand aloo pakoda is a sumptuous snack for fasting days which is very easy to prepare. Learn how to make upvas aloo kand pakoda.

Crispy and flavourful pakodas made of purple yam (kand), potatoes and crushed peanuts, this navratri, vrat ka khana are a perfect snack time treat. It is interesting to know that these pakodas are held together by the starch in yam and potatoes along with peanuts and needs very little arrowroot flour.

To make kand aloo pakoda, combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, drop spoonfuls of the mixture in it and deep-fry on a medium flame till the pakodas are golden brown in colour from all sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve kand aloo pakoda immediately with green chutney.

The peanuts not only add an exciting flavour to these yam pakodas, they also make the texture more cheery. The best part is that this aloo bhajiya for fasting can be enjoyed at any time of the day on fasting days.

These pakodas must be enjoyed off the pan to enjoy their crispy texture. Green chutney with upvas aloo kand pakora is all you need for serving.

Tips for kand aloo pakoda. 1. Drain the water from parboiled purple yam very well so there is no difficulty in binding the mixture. 2. Grate the raw potatoes just before mixing, else they will discolour. 3. If you notice that the mixture disintegrates in oil, add a tbsp of arrowroot flour, mix well and continue deep-frying. 4. Do not keep turning the pakodas frequently once immersed in oil or it may lose its shape and disintegrate.

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Kand Aloo Pakoda ( Faraal Recipe) recipe - How to make Kand Aloo Pakoda ( Faraal Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 2 servings (2serving )
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    For kand aloo pakoda
  1. To make kand aloo pakoda, combine all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, drop spoonfuls of the mixture in it and deep-fry on a medium flame till the pakodas are golden brown in colour from all sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  3. Serve the kand aloo pakoda immediately with green chutney.

Tips
  1. Do not keep turning the pakodas frequently once immersed in oil or it may lose its shape and disintegrate.

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what is kand aloo pakoda made off?

  1. what is kand aloo pakoda made off? upvas aloo kand pakora is made from 1 cup parboiled and grated purple yam (kand), 1 cup raw potatoes , peeled and grated, 1 tbsp arrowroot (paniphal) flour, 2 tsp roasted and powdered peanuts, 2 tsp finely chopped coriander (dhania), 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies, rock salt (sendha namak) to taste and oil for deep-frying. See below image of  list of ingredients for kand aloo pakoda.

how to parboil and grate kand ?


    how to peel and grate raw potatoes ?

    1. take image for glossary.

    batter for kand aloo pakoda

    1. In a deep bowl, put 1 cup parboiled and grated purple yam (kand).
    2. Add 1 cup raw potatoes , peeled and grated.
    3. Add 1 tbsp arrowroot (paniphal) flour. During vrat, this is used for binding the ingredients. 
    4. Add 2 tsp roasted and powdered peanuts. We have used this as peanuts are perfect for fasting.
    5. Add 2 tsp finely chopped coriander (dhania). Note that some people don't have coriander during upvas, so then omit coriander.
    6. Add 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies. This will give the spice to the pakora.
    7. Add rock salt (sendha namak) to taste. Rock salt is perfect for vrat. You can use regular salt if not fasting.
    8. Mix well. As soon as you mix, make the pakora or else the aloo will release water. Press down a bit while mixing so that the binding happens.

    making kand aloo pakoda

    1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai.
    2. Drop spoonfuls of the mixture in it.
    3. Deep-fry on a medium flame till the pakodas are golden brown in colour from all sides.
    4. extra step.
    5. Drain on an absorbent paper. 
    6. Serve the kand aloo pakoda immediately.

    tips for kand aloo pakoda

    1. Do not keep turning the pakodas frequently once immersed in oil or it may lose its shape and disintegrate.
    2. Serve  kand aloo pakoda | navratri, vrat ka khana | upvas aloo kand pakora | aloo bhajiya for fasting |  immediately with green chutney and tomato ketchup. 

    Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
    Energy385 cal
    Protein3 g
    Carbohydrates31.7 g
    Fiber4.1 g
    Fat27.6 g
    Cholesterol0 mg
    Sodium12.7 mg

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