Fasting This Navatri? This Aloo Cheela Recipe Will Make It So Much Easier!


  • Navratri is a celebration of 9 days
  • Navratri is a popular Hindu festival
  • Navratri is celebrated across India

Let’s admit it, Navratri fasting could be an overwhelming affair, especially for those who are new to it, or just simply not used to the idea of fasting. What should you eat, what should you leave out, there are rules galore – but what we know for sure (and are thankful for) is that potatoes are permissible, and when you have potatoes at your disposal, do you really need much else?  

This Navratri, make this aloo cheela or farali cheela and make the most of the season. This recipe by food blogger and YouTuber Alpa Modi is ideal for a breakfast or snack. The ingredients that you would require to make the vrat-friendly recipe are: potatoes, roasted peanut powder, amaranth flour, cilantro, sugar, salt, lime juice and ginger-chilli paste.  

(Also Read: Navratri 2020: This Weight-Loss Friendly Kuttu Cheela Is One Easy Vrat Recipe You’d Be Making Often!)

You can rule out the ingredients that you do not consume during your vrat and the recipe would come out just as fine. For instance, if you do not eat ginger during fasting you can just use the chilli paste and opt for sendha namak instead of table salt. To make the cheela mix you need to grate the potatoes and mix it with all other ingredients. Keep mixing until all ingredients combine. Heat the oil and with the spoon make flat cheelas.  

Watch: Aloo Cheela Recipe Video For Navratri:

(Also Read: Navratri 2020: 6 Sitaphal (Pumpkin) Recipes For All-Day Navratri Meal)


What are you waiting for? Go chomp on these cheelas, do let us know how you liked it in the comments below.

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About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong penchant for food, Sushmita loves all things good, cheesy and greasy. Her other favourite pastime activities other than discussing food includes, reading, watching movies and binge-watching TV shows.

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