Friday, 20 July 2012

Aloo and peanuts farari bhaji for MAHASHIVRATRI- Potato and peanuts stirfry for fasting-Reposted

Wish you everyone a very HAPPY MAHASHIVRATRI.....The festival of Mahashivratri (literally means the 'Grand Night dedicated for the worship of Lord Shiva'). Let's pray to Lord SHIVA lord of mercy and kindness, protects us evil forces like lust, greed and anger ..also grant us boons and bestow es his grace......OM NAMAH SHIVAY !

Please look at my last year's post on MAHASHIVRATRI recipe here.... ricotta cheese peda

You will need:-
  • 3-4 boiled potatoes ( cubed )
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts
  • 2 tsp green chillies and ginger paste
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp dhana jeera powder
  • salt to taste
  • fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp sugar ( optional )
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
In a heavy bottom pan heat ghee and add cumin seeds and let it spullter. now add curry leaves and CG paste and fry for few seconds. Now add potatoes, all the masala, peanuts and salt. mix very well but gently. Now add sugar and lemon juice. cook about 2-3 minutes more and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.  Enjoy as much we did..............

Linking this recipe to my own series event Celebrate- Month of Shravana guest host by Sangeetha.


  1. Thats a delicious and yummy bhaji,soooo tempting..

  2. we made the same for shivratri with moraiyo paranthas....looks absolutely yum....

  3. Perfect shak for today. Love this kind of curry any day.

  4. Happy maha shivratri to you Jagruti. Farari aloo looks yumm.

  5. Happy Shivaratri to u too...
    Yummy and delicious stir fry,nice combo...

  6. Love all the flavors and spices in this dish, so fragrant!

  7. best food during fasting time.nice clicks

  8. Happy Shivaratri Jagruti!
    yummy potatoes good for any day tho!:)

  9. We love potatoes and we love peanuts and putting them together, we can never go wrong - I am aware that many of the Maharastrian recipes use peanuts!
    Lovely post, Jagruti :)

  10. This looks so simple n tasty dish..will try it..

  11. Looks yum..hope you had a gr8 day

  12. wish u too a happy maha shivrathri and the potato dish is very yummy and delicious.By the way Jagruthi where r u ? have'nt heard from u for some time.

  13. This is just what I was thinking of tight now. Thanks.

  14. Flavorful and yummy,looks delicious.

  15. hi jagruti i am good
    how are u i like this post yummy delicious bhaji

  16. I love this faraishak even make it when not fastin as its perfect for quick snack.

  17. adding peanuts wow superb nice recipe

  18. that is a yummy bhaji! New to me...

  19. I know i will love this and now in the middle of the night am craving potatoes.
    We love a bit of sugar added in to all our food too, it brings out the best in flavor and we love that.
    WIll try this one soon :-)
    Hope ur doing well too!

  20. This is very new to me...Sounds yummy n delicious!

  21. I always make this on fasting. looks yumm

  22. delicious combination looks wonderful

  23. Very nice and filling recipe :)

  24. looks very delicious , m gonna make this today :)


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