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5 from 3 votes

Vrat Wali Aloo ki Subzi- Potato Curry for Fasting /Navratri Recipes

Potatoes cooked in yogurt and pepper sauce
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: fasting recipe, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, Satvik Food
Keyword: no onion garlic aloo sabzi, vrat ke aloo, vrat ki aloo sabzi
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 3 medium Potatoes / Aloo boiled
  • 1 tsp Green Chillies / Hari Mirch paste
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger / Adrak paste
  • 3/4 cup Yogurt / Dahi
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper Powder / Kali Mirch
  • 1 tbsp Amaranth Flour / Rajgiri Atta
  • 1.5 tsp Dried Pomegranate seeds powder/anardana powder (Optional)
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • to taste Salt / Namak
  • 1 tbsp Cooking Oil Or Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1/3 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder


  • Peel boiled potatoes and make small cubes from 2 potatoes and mash 1 potato.
  • Take the cooking pan and add potatoes, yogurt (whisk it well before adding) 2 cups of water,ginger chili paste,salt, anardana powder and pepper powder.
  • Mix well and let it cook for 2-3 minutes ,keep stirring it otherwise it may curdle due to yogurt.
  • When it start boiling ,mix rajgiri atta in 1/4 cup water and add in the boiling curry.
  • Now cook the curry for around 8 minutes on medium heat.
  • Keep stirring the curry in between.
  • Heat oil or ghee in a small pan and add cumin seeds,when it start crackling add asafoetida
  • Pour the tempering in the boiling potato curry.
  • Add fresh coriander and lemon juice . Serve hot.


Serving suggsetions-serve with kuttu poori or Rajgiri thepla 
1- Addition of anardana powder/pomegranate powder is optional ,but it gives a nice tangy taste to the curry,if you are not adding it then increase the quantity of lemon juice according to your taste or use some mango powder.
2- Rajgiri flour is added to give thickness to the curry,but you can avoid it ,if you want a thin curry.
2- You may adjust the quantity of water,potato and Rajgiri flour according to the thickness you want to have in the curry.
4- You may also add 1 tbsp of roasted peanut powder in the curry at step 4 to give a twist in the taste.