Category: Fast/Vrat recipe

Kele Ke Chips | Raw Banana Chips Recipe

Today’s recipe is ‘Raw Banana Chips‘. Kache Kele ke chips or raw banana chips are very popular chips of south India. In south India, these chips are fried in coconut oil. I have prepared my chips in regular daily use vegetable oil. As the name suggests, these chips are made of raw banana. You can enjoy banana chips during tea-time or as a mid-meal snack.

Raw Banana Chips

Raw Banana Chips

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Sabudana Namkeen (Sago Peanuts Snack)

Sabudana Namkeen (Sago Peanuts Snack) is a quick recipe for fast/vrat. It is one of my favorite namkeen recipe. This crispy namkeen can be enjoyed during tea-time. You can also store it in an air-tight container for at least a week.

Sabudana Namkeen

Sabudana Namkeen

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Kakdi Koshimbir (Kakdi Khamang / Cucumber Salad)

Kakdi Koshimbir is a healthy and quick cucumber salad recipe. It is a very popular salad recipe of Maharashtrian cuisine. If you love healthy and delicious salad, this recipe is for you. Other name for this recipe is kakdi khamang or kakdi chi koshimbir. All you need is 15 mins to prepare this salad. Main ingredients required for this salad are cucumber, fresh coconut, roasted peanuts and coriander.

Kakdi Koshimbir

Kakdi Koshimbir

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Purple Yam Chips Recipe (Ratalu/Kand Fries)

Purple Yam Chips is an easy and quick snack recipe. Purple yam is also called as ratalu and kand in hindi. Yams come in various size and are of cylindrical shape. Purple and blue foods are an excellent source of nutrients, which makes purple yam also a healthy energy source with important nutritional benefits. You can serve chips with ketchup or any dip. This recipe is a nice change from french fries or potato chips. Purple yam is easily available in market these days. Do give this recipe a try, and let me know your feedback.

Purple Yam Chips

Purple Yam Chips

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Sabudana Vada (Sago fritters/vada)

Hello my foodies friends ! Today’s recipe is ‘Sabudana Vada’. It is a deep-fried snack which is made from sabudana/sago. In Maharashtra this is second most common vada dish after Aloo vada / vada pav, there it is served with sweet curd (curd mix with sugar). After sabudana khichdi this is my second favourite sabudana dish. You can also have this dish during fast/vrat by replacing normal salt with black salt.

Sabudana Vada

Sabudana Vada

Sabudana Vada are crunchy from outside and soft from inside. They just melt in mouth and trust me that feeling is divine (at least for me :P) . Main ingredients of this dish are sabudana/sago, peanuts, potatoes.  Preparation time of this dish more than its cooking time, as you need to soak sabudana for at least 4-5 hours. In winter season or during monsoon have sabudana vada as tea time snack.

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For Maharashtrian recipes you can check Peanut Ladoo (two ingredients recipe) , Sabudana Khichdi (Vrat/fast recipe) , Bhel Puri (Mumbai Bhel Puri / Spicy Puffed Rice) , Koshimbir with Yogurt (Maharashtrian curd salad) , Aloo Vada (Potato dumpling/ Batata vada)

 Serves: 5

Duration: 5 hours (prep time) + 15 mins (cook time) = 5 hrs 15 mins (total time)

Ingredients for Sabudana Vada

Sabudana/Sago/Tapioca pearls1 cup
Peanuts/moongphali (roasted)1/2 cup
Boiled potatoes/aloo4 medium size
Salt1 tsp as per taste
Sugar1/2 tsp or as per taste
Green chillies / hari mirch (finely chopped)3
Coriander leaves (dhania patta) (finely chopped)2 tsp
Ginger/adarak (finely chopped)1 tsp
Lime (nimbu) juice2 tsp
Oilfor deep frying

Procedure for Sabudana Vada

  • Soak sabudana/ sago for at least 5 hrs. (Soak your sabudana according to your variety, mine take only 5 hours but some variety do take around 8 hrs.

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  • Check whether you need to soak for a longer time or your sabudana will take more time. Press sabudana in between your finger, if you can mash it easily, it is ready.
  • Strain and keep them aside.

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  • While your sabudana are soaked, in the meantime, boil potatoes. Let the potatoes cool.

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  • In a pan roast peanuts, let them cool.

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  • Remove husk of peanuts and in a grinder make a coarse powder of peanuts.

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  • In a bowl, mash the potatoes.

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  • Add sabudana, roasted peanut powder, chopped green chillies, chopped ginger, salt, sugar and chopped coriander in the bowl.

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  • Mix everything well.

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  • Start preparing small balls with the above mixture, flatten them slightly, keep them aside.

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  • In a deep pan/kadhai heat oil, on a medium heat start frying vada till golden brown. Remove vadas on kitchen towel. Sabudana vadas are ready !

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  • Serve them hot with ketchup/sweet curd/green chutney or plain.

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Makhana Munchies (Healthy spicy lotus seed snack)

Hey everyone ! Today’s recipe is ‘Makhana Munchies’.  Makhana is hindi name of lotus seeds, other names of lotus seeds are fox nut, Euryale ferox and gorgon nut. This is the simplest recipe of makhana. In India it is very commonly used as a vrat food and on various religious occasion.  Makhana munchies can easily replace popcorn as a healthier alternative. It is a healthy food, which is full of benefits.  Roasted makhana are of neutral taste, and that’s why you can flavour it according to you taste, just like popcorn.

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Lotus seeds are a good source of protein, carbohydrates, fibre, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, iron and zinc. Makhana have low glycemic index which make them perfect for diabetic people. Include makhana as a part of your healthy diet.

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Serves: 3

Duration: 15 minutes

Ingredients for Makhana Munchies

Makhana / Lotus seed                                 200 gms

Ghee                                                                      2 tbsp

Red chilli powder                                           1/2 tsp or as per taste

Salt                                                                          1/4 tsp or as per taste

Chaat Masala                                                    1/4 tsp

Procedure for Makhana Munchies

  •  In a non stick pan, heat ghee (for healthier option use fat-free butter).

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  • Add makhana and roast on low-medium flame.

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  • Stir in between, roast  for 8-10 or till crispy and crunchy.

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  • Switch off the flame and keep roasted makhana in a bowl.
  • Sprinkle all the masala/spices on roasted makhana. Mix well.

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  • Serve immediately, when cool down you can store makhana munchies in an air tight container.

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Note:

  • When preparing for vrat/fast use black salt.
  • You can use black pepper powder instead of red chilli powder.
  • In the same recipe you can also add dry fruits like almonds, cashew nuts and raisins.

Peanut Ladoo (two ingredients recipe)

Hello everyone ! Today’s recipe is ‘Peanut Ladoo’. This recipe needs only two ingredients. It is one of the easiest and healthiest dessert recipe.  You can store ladoos for one week at room temperature in an air tight container. If you love roasted peanut and have sweet tooth too, this dessert is perfect for you.

Peanut Ladoo

Peanut Ladoo

Peanuts are good sources of vitamin E, niacin, folate, protein and manganese. Peanuts are rich in energy and antioxidants. Just a handful of peanuts per day provides enough nutrients. But do not exceed beyond this limit. Remember excess of anything is not good ! 😀

For more dessert recipes you can check Moong Dal Halwa (with a twist)  Mango Basundi (Aam ki Basundi)  Easy Eggless Chocolate Cake Coconut Laddoo (Nariyal ke laddoo)

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Yield: 10

Duration: 10 minutes (prep time) + 10 minutes (cook time) = 20 mins (total time)

Ingredients for Peanut Ladoo

Raw peanut/Moongphali/Goundnut                                             1 cup

Jaggery / Gud                                                                                               1/3 cup or as per your taste

Procedure for Peanut Ladoo

  • Heat a deep and thick bottomed  pan. Add the raw peanuts and keep flame on medium level.

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  • Roast the raw peanuts well, keep stirring at regular intervals.

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  • Roast till the peanuts are crunchy, raw peanuts are bitter in taste, so roast the peanuts perfectly. (You can taste the peanut and check whether its still bitter in taste or ready for next step)

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  • Once done, let the roasted peanuts cool down.
  • Remove husk of peanuts by rubbing them in between your palms. This step will take sometime to complete.
  • Take a grinder jar, add the roasted peanuts and jaggery in it.

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  • Grind both the ngredients together till you get coarse consistency.
  • Take out the mixture in a bowl or tray or plate.

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  • Mix this mixture uniformly.
  • Take small quantity of peanut-jaggery mixture in hand and start preparing round shaped balls or ladoo.
  • Peanut ladoos are ready to serve !
Peanut Ladoo

Peanut Ladoo

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