Achari Aloo

Week 3 Day 3  of BM #58 - 

This has been in my to-do list for a while now. The potatoes are cooked with some very typical and flavorful spices. The addition of Kalonji and Fennel with a hint of vinegar takes these spiced potatoes to a different level.

These spiced potatoes can be used as a stuffing for a samosa or can be rolled in a paratha.


Achari Aloo

Recipe Source here
Ingredients - 

Potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 cups
Salt and Black Salt as needed
Turmeric 1/2 tsp
Ginger-Garlic Paste 2 tsp
Vinegar 2 tsp
Seasoning (Sesame Oil 1 Tbsp, Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp, Onion Seeds/Kalonji 1/4 tsp)
To Coarse Grind - 
Methi Seeds / Fenugreek seeds a pinch
Fennel Seeds / Saunf 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Red Chilies 2-3 (as needed)


Achari Aloo

Method Of Preparation -


In a heated pan, add oil and saute the cumin seeds and kalonji for a few seconds until they turn aromatic.

Add in the ginger-garlic paste, sprinkle turmeric and add the cubed potatoes.

Pour 1/2 a cup of water and let it cook.

Meanwhile coarsely grind the ingredients listed under 'To coarse grind'.

Add the ground spices, salt, black salt and vinegar. Pour 1/4 cup of water or as needed, cover and let the potatoes cook.

Cook until the water is all absorbed.

Serve hot with Rice/Roti.



Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 58. 

Preparation Time  2 cups
Serves 2-3
Posted by Harini-Jaya R on Thursday, November 19, 2015

6 comments

  1. Annu Swamy Says:
  2. Vinegar in aloo is something new.Ideal for samosas.

     
  3. Suma Gandlur Says:
  4. Achari aloo looks inviting. I think I can enjoy it without the vinegar.

     
  5. This is looks so inviting. Will try this. Adding vinegar is interesting

     
  6. Priya Suresh Says:
  7. Anything with potatoes, just goes to our family favourite list, lipsmacking achari aloo.

     
  8. Sapana Behl Says:
  9. I love achaar masala .Aloo looks so scrumptious.

     
  10. Pavani N Says:
  11. Interesting way of making potato curry. Love the spices that went in the dish -- looks yummy!!

     
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