Aloo Tamatar ki Sabji Vrat Recipe

Today I am going to share aloo tamatar ki sabji for vrat (fasts) with you. It is also called as potato tomato curry. Read the complete step by steps pictures and watch the video of it.

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It generally had in the fasting time. You can have this in Navratri, Ekadshi, Shivratri, Janmashtami, etc. fasts. It is very easy to make. There are very few ingredients or spices required to make it. We can call this as a satvik dish also. As there is no onion, garlic in it.

It is made with boiled aloo (potatoes) and tamatar (tomatoes). Potatoes and tomatoes are easily available in the whole world. In addition to that, we need only black pepper powder and sendha namak (rock salt) in the spices. If you do fasts regularly then you will have these ingredients available at your home.

Aloo tamatar ki sabji I eat with kuttu ki puri and with kuttu and singhade ke pakodis. I made this recipe in all my fasts. And eat it with usually vrat ki pakodis.

I made usually kuttu ki pakodis, aloo raita, aloo tamatar ki sabji for us in vrats. And also make samak ke chawal or sabudana khichdi for my husband. There 3-4 dishes are enough to open the vrat.

What is the right consistency of sabji

Generally, it depends on you. Some people like thick gravy of sabji whereas some like the thin gravy of sabji. And I like the thin consistency of sabji. As I soak my pakodis in the gravy of sabji. So, thin consistency of sabji required otherwise, pakodis will not soak in it.

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But if you want to have only pooris with sabji then you can make a thick gravy. As it will be easy to have it.

In India, people like to have tari ki sabji(sabji with gravy) as it fills the stomach easily. And it satisfies the hunger. But I noticed the strange thing. When I was the kid I used to eat dry sabjis a lot. And I liked it. But nowadays I like to have tari ki sabji(sabji with gravy) at least one time a day. I love it too much.

I noticed that people age more than 30 prefer tari ki sabji(sabji with gravy) more than the dry one. And older people love the tari ki sabji more.

It is just my observation. Tell me in the comments which kind of sabji do you like gravy one or a dry one?

You can make complete vrat thali by preparing these recipes :

Kuttu ki puri

Samak ke chawal

Sabudana khichdi

Sabudana Vada

Aloo ka raita

Tell me in the comments which one you like the most. And what do you like most out of above.

Aloo Tamatar ki Sabji Vrat Wali

Aloo tamatar ki sabji vrat wali which is made with aloo and tamatar mainly. And all the spices which we can use on vrats. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 People

Ingredients

  • 3 medium size tomatoes
  • 4 green chillies
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • 2 Tbsp ghee or cooking oil
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp rock salt (sendha namak) according to your taste
  • 1/2 tbsp black pepper powder
  • 4 boiled mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • Finely chopped coriander for garnishing

Instructions

  • Make a paste of tomatoes, green chilies, and ginger. You can put chopped green chilies if you want. Then do not make a paste of it.
    paste of tomato ginger and green chilies
  • Heat the pan or kadhai on the stove.
    pan heated
  • Add 2 Tbsp ghee or cooking oil and heat it up.
    oil in pan
  • Add cumin seeds (jeera) in it and let them splutter.
    jeera splutter on pan
  • After that add the tomatoes, green chilies and ginger paste in it.
    tomato paste in pan
  • Saute it until it becomes soft. You will see it will leave the oil from the sides.
    oil released from tomatoes
  • Add 1/2 tbsp sendha namak (rock salt) or according to your taste.
    salt added in tomatoes
  • Add 1/2 tbsp black pepper powder.
    black pepper added in the tomatoes
  • Add mashed boiled potatoes. 
    potatoes added in the tadka
  • Mix it well
    mixed potatoes with tomatoes
  • Now add 1 cup water in it. You can reduce or increase the quantity of water according to your choice.
    water added in the mixture
  • Mix it well. And cover it with the lid. 
  • Cook for 10 minutes on low medium flame.
    Aloo Tamatar ki Sabji Vrat wali ready
  • Garnish it with finely chopped coriander leaves.
  • Your aloo tamatar ki sabji is ready to serve it.

Aloo Tamatar ki Sabji Video

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