Friday, 6 August 2010

Farari bateta nu shak- Jeera aloo


Farari bateta nu shak-Jeera aloo -This snack dish is normally prepared in gujarati homes during fasting. It is a very  simple dish made with few ingredients and is often made without salt to eat during navratri and other fasting days Served with plain yoghurt and fried or roasted peanuts its a tasty and simple snack dish.

Ingredients:

3 medium  potatoes peeled and thinly sliced
3 green chillies cut into long slits
1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger paste (optional)
1 tablespoon fresh chopped coriander leaves
1 teaspoon whole cumin  (jeera)seeds
1 teaspoon salt (optional) or sindhav salt rock salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder
1/2 teaspoon red chillli powder
1.5 tablespoons sunflower oil

For serving

2 tablespoons natural yoghurt
1 tablespoon roasted or fried peanuts.

Method:

1. In a pan add the oil when hot add the cumin seeds and allow to splutter.
2. Add the chilli slits and fry slightly.
3.Add the potato slices and toss to coat them with the oil.
4. Dry fry the potatoes till they slightly crisp up for about 5 minutes.
5. Add the salt, black pepper powder and chilli powder and toss the potatoes.
6. Cover and cook on low flame till potatoes are tender.
7. Transfer to serving dish and garnish with fresh chopped coriander

Serve with yoghurt and fried/roasted peanuts.



Submitting to:
simply.food ~ flavours of gujarat event.



39 comments:

  1. simple and yummy curry... delicious dear...

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  2. wow I love your presentation . Making the shak very tempting. I love farari shak. Been making it a lot during this sawan month!!

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  3. Thats a Quickie , Tasty Snack!!!! Love that Roasted peanuts Combo!!!

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  4. fried potatoes look yummy...will go great with yoghurt

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  5. Now I know what I'm making for lunch today ... :)

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  6. Woww.. looks yummyy and delicious.. beautiful clicks dear !!

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  7. Wow... fried potatoes.... looks yummmyyyyy

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  8. Looks delicious simple dish Nayna. I like simple versions always.

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  9. Looks delicious simple dish Nayna. I like simple versions always.

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  10. Simple and delicious dish, I love simple dishes.

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  11. Simple and delicious aloo jeera, love dthe simplicity of this curry..

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  12. Lovely presentation dear .... looks so tempting.

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  13. Lovely recipe..Simply delicious!!

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  14. nice flavoured aloo.... can feel all d flavours... quicka nads impple dish luks delicious

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  15. Aloo with jeera looks so yummy!nice recipe:)

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  16. wow looks so delicious ...lovely click too

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  17. Very Tempting dish ...lovely presentation too....

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  18. Yummy!!! My all time fav... Nice click too...

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  19. we love jeera aaloo !!

    your picture of the gujrati platter in the previous post looks great !!

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  20. Simple and yummy dish, beautiful click too..

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  21. Are you Gujarati ??? shaak mast lage chhe!!

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  22. simple,quick and tasty...i love potatoes!!!

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  23. What does farari mean? fried? The dish looks absolutely delicious.

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  24. Simple and yummy curry. Beautifully presented
    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  25. very interesting.....will send in my entry to your event. Thanks for coming

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  26. Aloo Jeera is something I am not able to hit the nail on. I want to make it guju style. Will try yours.

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  28. so simple yet so mouthwatering..

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  29. Your pic is so good for such a simple dish. Looks delicious!

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  30. hi
    its very interesting.. all are liking potato as side dish very much even me... so its more useful each and every mom... and also its very different and delicious... put this type of receipe in Mothers Community Site which is useful to all house wife....

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  31. Amazing how the simple potato can be made into a quick, delicious dish. Would not have thought of yogurt with it. Will try it.

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