- 2 large potatoes boiled, peeled and chopped roughly
- 2 tbsp cooking oil
- ½ tsp cumin seeds
- 1 tsp ginger paste
- 1 tsp green chili paste
- Rock Salt to taste
- ½ tsp black pepper powder
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 cup chopped pudina (mint) leaves
- Heat the vegetable oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds to it. When the seeds stop spluttering, add ginger, green chili paste and fry for a minute.
- Add chopped potatoes, black pepper, rock salt and chopped pudina (mint) leaves.
- Stir fry for 2-3 minutes so that potatoes are mixed properly with the spices.
- Add 2 tbsp of water and continue stir frying till all water is absorbed by potatoes.
- Mix in lemon juice. Take out in a dish. Garnish with chopped cilantro.
- Serve hot with Kuttu Ki Poori , Kadhai Paneer , Ghiya Ka Raita and Makhanay ki Kheer.
Do You Know?
The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights. Navratri's each night is dedicated to one form of Goddess Durga. That is every ratri of the Navratri corresponds to worship of different forms of Maa Durga.
On the first day of Navratri, first form of Goddess Durga, named Shailputri, is worshipped.
She is considered the daughter of the Himalayas. She is a form of Shakti, the consort of Lord Shiva.