Farali Pattice ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
by Tarla Dalal
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Who says a person cannot feast when fasting! Faral means "fast" and farali pattice are designed specifically for those who are fasting.
The name itself says, “Farali” meaning fast and pattice meaning “dumpling”.
Farali pattice is a famous Gujarati snack which is consumed especially during the fasting days or religious occasions or also can be even had as a evening snack.
The steps for making farali aloo pattice are divided, firstly the stuffing is made and the key ingredient to the stuffing is coconut. Other ingredients like roasted and coarsely powdered peanuts, finely chopped coriander (dhania), chopped raisins (kismis), chopped cashew-nuts (kaju), ( Both raisins and cashew-nuts enhance the taste and the mouthfeel of the Farali pattice) ginger-green chilli paste, sugar and lemon juice are also added and mixed together.
Next mixture for potato only needs potatoes and arrow root for binding, we have used arrowroot flour as this is a fasting recipe. If you are not fasting then use cornflour. The potato mixture is flattened and the stuffing is put in the middle and is sealed by bringing all the sides together and shaped round. The farali aloo pattice is then rolled in arrowroot till evenly coated from all the sides, the coating of arrowroat adds a unique dimension to this otherwise common dish and further it is deep-fried till turns brown in colour.
It is a famous mumbai street food dish and is also sold in some mithai shops. Whenever I make farali pattice, everyone gulps it down in minutes. It makes fasting better with its unique taste. My mother would make farali pattice alternate days for family members fasting during Navratri, also it would always be on the menu even when their would be another religious days like Ekadashi.
You can have farali pattice with with sweetened curds and teekha chuntney to complete the mast experience!
Enjoy how to make farali pattice | farali aloo pattice | Mumbai roadside farali pattice | recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.
- To make farali pattice, divide the potato mixture and the stuffing into 8 equal portions and keep aside.
- Flatten a portion of the potato mixture into a 75 mm. (3") diameter circle and place a portion of the stuffing in the centre.
- Bring together the edges in the centre to seal the stuffing and shape it into a round. Keep aside.
- Roll the pattice in the arrowroot flour till it is evenly coated from all the sides.
- Repeat steps 2 to 4 to make 7 more farali pattice.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the a few farali pattice on a medium flame till they turn brown in colour from all the sides. Drain the farali pattice on absorbent paper.
- Place 2 farali pattice on a plate and serve immediately with teekha chutney and sweetened curds.
- Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more farali pattice plates.
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Farali Pattice ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes ) recipe with step by step photos
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