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Falahari Alu : Simple and Light!
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Falahari Alu : Simple and Light!

It's time for another simple recipe. For me, being a vegetarian is always about eating light food that can be digested easily. Ideally we must eat enough to get energy and nutrition. Well, this recipe is light but is tasty enough to keep you plugged once you try it.

Getting to the name first, fal+ahar means fruit based diet. Both potato and tomato, the main ingredients of this dish are considered to be fruits and hence the name. We consume this lot on the days we are fasting. I remember when we used to come back home tired, this was one dish my mother used to quickly make.

Ingredients: 4 medium sized boiled potatoes, 2 medium sized tomatoes, a small bunch of coriander (clintario) leaves, cumin seeds, salt, 1tsp cooking oil, water

Method: Heat cooking oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Now add chopped tomato pieces and salt to taste. Peel and mash the potatoes and add to the mixture. Stir and wait for 2-3 minutes. Add about 2 cups of water and add finely chopped coriander leaves. Keep on low flame/heat for about 5 minutes. Falahari Alu is ready to serve.

This is a versatile dish that goes with Indian bread, baked bread or rice equally. Try it out!

 

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  1. parneesha211
    Real simple n quick dish..vote#3.
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Thanks parneesha211!
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  2. Sumit  Bhardwaj
    Sumit Bhardwaj
    Its great for bachelors because of its quick and simple nature. I like it with sweetened yoghurt. Its delicious that way :) oh and if you like it a bit spicy, add a finely cut green chilli to it. That makes it awesome :D
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Thanks for your input Sumit...why don't you make it sometime :P
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  3. kristo
    kristo
    voted! so simple and fresh, I bet it is extra tasty in some fresh Indian bread :)
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      yumm..and the thin gravy carries the taste of coriander.. Thanks!
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  4. Shabs Online
    Shabs Online
    Quick...Light...n Delicious! Voted! :)
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Thanks Shabs :)
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  5. Shabs Online
    Shabs Online
    You can also check my latest ‘The Magical Ball of Green’!
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  6. Anubhav Lal
    Used to have this a lot during my childhood
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Thanks Anubhav! Yes it is a hit with kids too :)
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  7. dianabart
    dianabart
    Sounds light and yummy! Will have to try it soon! Voted and sharing! :)
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Thanks a lot Diana! You are awesome <3
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  8. BuddhasDelight
    BuddhasDelight
    great idea and i love a quick and delicious meal! emphasis on the quick these days... lol. :) voted!
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Thanks! Yups..it is one of the dishes that is quick, healthy and yummy!
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  9. veganbeauty
    This looks pretty simple..and the image looks good!..thanks for sharing this recipe!
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      You are welcome and thanks for reading :)
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  10. Anita Mathur
    really it is very simple ,light and tasty dish .
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Thanks Anita!
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  11. abhasklal
    Nice recipe.
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  12. Anita Vegana
    I like this kind of dish, too. It could easily be made using a few other ingredients, or eaten as is. I voted.
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  13. SnakeWitch
    Great recipe! Voted! Let me know what you think of this. Tradition or Brutal Murder: the Controversial Seal Hunt.
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