Aloo Laccha Dry Fruits Namkeen


Aloo laccha dry fruit namkeen is namkeen which is usually consumed by the people during the fasting. 

Ingredients for aloo laccha dry fruit namkeen 

  • Potatoes - 4 (300 gms) (grated)
  • Lotus Seeds - 2 cups (30 gms)
  • Dry Coconuts - 2 cups (100 gms) (chopped vertically)
  • Muskmelon seeds - 1 cup (110 grams)
  • Peanuts - 1 cup (130 gms)
  • Almonds - ½ cup (80 gms)
  • Cashew nuts - ½ cup (80 gms)
  • Raisins - ½ cup (80 gms)
  • Sago pearls - ½ cup (75 gms)
  • Sendha salt - 3 Tsp
  • Black peppers powder - 1.5 Tsp
  • Peanut Oil - for frying

How to make the aloo laccha dry fruit namkeen

For potatoes laccha

Take 4 potatoes, wash, peel, grate and wipe them using a cotton cloth.

Preheat the oil to fry potato laccha and add 1 laccha in oil to check whether it has heated or not.

Moderately heated oil is required to fry the potatoes laccha so add them in the wok according to its capacity. Stir and flip the frying lacchas when the foam reduces. Fry until they are light brown on the medium flame.

Drain them out once they appear brown. Keep them in a deep strainer so that extra oil moves back in the wok.

For sago pearls

Take 1/2 cup of the larger sized sago pearls, add 1 tbsp of water and mix them. Again, mix them after 2 or 3 minutes.

Moderately heated oil and the medium flame is required to fry the sago pearls. Add all the sago pearls to fry and stir while frying them. Turn the flame to medium and sago pearls will fry when they bloat or expand. Drain them out and keep aside

To fry almonds

Fry 1/2 cup of almonds until they bloat and their colour changes on the low-medium flame.

Drain them out once they have bloated.

For the cashews

Roast 1/2 cup of cashews until they are light brown on the low-medium flame. Drain the cashews once they have fried.

For the peanuts

Add 1 cup of peanuts and fry until their colour changes on the low-medium flame.

The peanuts will crack when they are fried and have a soothing fragrance. Drain them out in 6 minutes.

For the coconuts

Add chopped coconuts in the heated oil. Stir and fry until its colour changes for a minute.

For roasting muskmelon seeds and lotus seeds

Preheat 1 tbsp of oil. Add 1 cup of muskmelon seeds to roast and stir continuously while roasting them. Roast until they bloat and their colour changes after 1.5 minutes.

Preheat 2-3 tsp of oil and keep the flame on low-medium. Roast 2 cups of lotus seeds while continuously stirring them. Roast until they are golden for 7 minutes.

For the namkeen mixture

Add all the ingredients in the larger sized bowl and mix them.  

Add 1/2 cup of raisins, 3 tsp of sendha salt, 1.5 tsp of black pepper powder and mix them properly. The vrat namkeen mixture is ready.


You can add dry fruits according to your taste and increase or decrease the quantity also.

We added fewer spices because we are making it for fasting but, If you are making it to eat generally then you can add chaat masala, Red chilli powder, Cumin seeds powder, Mango powder or you add any spice according to your taste.

आलू लच्छा ड्रायफ्रूट्स नमकीन - नवरात्रि व्रत के लिये । Aloo Laccha Dry Fruits Namkeen



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  1. 06 November, 2018 09:32:07 PM Rajshri

    You are the best!! Amazing recipes... All of them come out so well