Potato Khichdi , Faraal Aloo Khichdi

Potato Khichdi , Faraal Aloo Khichdi

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A satiating and tasty khichdi made without any cereals or pulses – can you believe it? Well, here is a unique khichdi made with potato as the base. Perked up with crushed peanuts, green chillies and lemon juice, this lip-smacking Potato Khichdi has a pleasing combination of spiciness and tanginess that you will surely enjoy.

This Aloo Khichdi is perfect to have on faaral days. Some people have coriander on faaral days while some do not. If you would prefer to avoid it, you can just omit it from the recipe.

Serve with Rajgira ki Kadhi and Kand Wafers .

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Potato Khichdi , Faraal Aloo Khichdi recipe - How to make Potato Khichdi , Faraal Aloo Khichdi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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4 medium sized potatoes
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
5 curry leaves (kadi patta)
salt to taste
1 tsp green chilli paste
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania) , optional
1/4 cup roasted and coarsely crushed peanuts
1 tbsp sugar
  1. Peel and grate the potatoes using a thick grater. Put them in enough water to avoid discoloration. Drain well.
  2. Squeeze out the water completely by squeezing it between your palms. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the potatoes and salt, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 8 minutes, or till the potatoes are cooked, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the green chilli paste, lemon juice, coriander, peanuts, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the sugar, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  7. Serve hot.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy303 cal
Protein5.1 g
Carbohydrates36.7 g
Fiber3.3 g
Fat15.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium17.3 mg

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Potato Khichdi , Faraal Aloo Khichdi
 on 20 Feb 18 04:58 PM

I love it ????????
Potato Khichdi , Faraal Aloo Khichdi
 on 03 Jul 17 03:07 AM

Tarla Madam , I tried this recipe and turned out superb, undoubtedly your all recipes are out of this World. You are doing great job, I really wish to be your host if you happen to visit Norh East , it will be my honour to host you. Regards, Abdul Majeed
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Abdul, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy Cooking !!
03 Jul 17 09:00 AM
Potato Khichdi , Faraal Aloo Khichdi
 on 25 Aug 16 01:13 PM

Nice recipe. It goes well with Rajgira Paratha.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sonal , we are delighted you loved thePotato Khichdi recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
02 Sep 16 01:37 PM
Potato Khichdi , Faraal Aloo Khichdi
 on 24 Aug 16 11:01 AM

I just loved this recipe. It is made using basic ingredients and does not take a lot of time to cook. This tastes similar to sabudana khichadi and is perfect for me as i do not like sabudana. Loved the recipe.
Potato Khichdi , Faraal Aloo Khichdi
 on 26 May 16 04:40 PM

Perfect on a fasting day.. as the taste is so good.. with a crunch of peanuts.. kids also enjoyed this recipe.. i just lesser the green chillies when i made..