No Onion No Garlic Aloo Makhana Sabzi Recipe

Be it Navratri or Shravan maas, many practice fasting during these months, which means onion, garlic is a big no no for many. Fasting practices are different from region to region. I believe “There are no rules in fasting. Some fast on Mondays, some on Tuesdays and Fridays, while others fast only on certain religious days”.  Baby Potatoes, Phool Makhana (Lotus Seeds), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Fennel seeds (Saunf), Green Chillies, Red Chilli powder, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Coriander Powder (Dhania), Salt, Oil   1 cup Baby Potatoes 1 cup Phool Makhana (Lotus Seeds) 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf) 2 Green Chillies , finely chopped 1-1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania) Salt , to taste (kala namak is using for a fast) 2 tablespoons Oil     10   35     To begin making the No Onion No Garlic Aloo Makhana Sabzi recipe, boil baby potatoes along with its skin until well cooked. Remove from heat, peel the skin and keep aside.Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Add makhana and roast them on medium to low heat until it is crisp. Once done, remove from pan keep aside.Add remaining oil into the same pan. Add cumin seeds and let it splutter. Add fennel seeds and chopped green chilies and sauté for about 20 seconds.Add all the spice powders including red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt/black salt and immediately give it a mix. Add boiled potatoes into the pan and toss well.Once all the potatoes are coated well with the spice mix, add roasted makhana and toss again. Lower the flame and keep tossing and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.Remove from flame, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.Serve No Onion No Garlic Aloo Makhani Sabzi with Sattu Ka Paratha for fasting or you can also serve it with Phulka or Pudina Tawa Paratha and Palak Raita for an everyday meal.