Everyone is busy in Navaratri celebration, this nine day festival celebrated in a big way throughout the country in different form. Indian festival cannot be complete without food but there are some rules for Navaratri Food that known by Phalahar or falahar or Vart ka khana or satvik bhojan. Only vegetarian food is allowed, even you cannot prefer onion and garlic. Only rock salt and black pepper are used instead of common spices.
This time I shared very simple and crunchy appetizer, “Kuttu Aloo ke Pakore” or “Buckwheat Potato Fritter” which prepared same as aloo bhajiya. But we have to use buckwheat flour instead of besan/ gram flour and rock salt instead of normal salt. You can serve this recipe with green coriander chutney as snack or with curd as main course. For more Falahar recipes check this link Navaratri Food.
Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes
1 1/2 Cup Kuttu Ka Aata/ Buck Wheat Flour
4 Large Potatoes
3 Green Chilies, chopped
3 Tbsp. Green Coriander, chopped
Rock Salt to taste
Black Pepper Powder to taste
1 Tsp. Roasted Cumin Powder
Oil, for frying
Combine all ingredients together in large bowl except potatoes and oil.
Add enough water to make smooth consistency batter.
Peel and cut the potatoes into round and thick form.
Heat the oil in wok on medium flame for frying the pakoras.
Dip the potato slices one by one and fry them in small batches until to golden and crisp.
Drain them on kitchen towel and serve with curd and chutney.
You can use other vegetables also instead of potatoes like cauliflower, paneer or shakarkandi.