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Achar Ke Aloo

Discussion in 'Cookery Contest Recipes' started by vatsi, Dec 21, 2005.

  1. vatsi

    vatsi Bronze IL'ite

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    Achar Ke Aloo

    750 gm potatoes - boiled and skinned
    oil for frying
    4 tbsp onion paste
    1 ½ tsp ginger paste
    1 ½ tsp garlic paste
    ½ tsp turmeric powder
    ½ tsp chilli powder
    100 ml water
    2 tsp sugar
    4 tbsp vinegar
    2 tbsp oil
    8 dry whole red chillies
    ½ tsp mustard seeds
    1 tsp cumin seeds
    1 tsp nigella seeds


    Fry the potatoes in hot oil until golden. Set aside. Leave 4 tbsp oil in the pan. Fry onions until golden.

    Add ginger and garlic, followed by turmeric and chilli powder.
    Return the potatoes to the pan and pour in water.

    Cook for 5 minutes over a gentle flame.

    Sprinkle in sugar and pour on vinegar. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a separate pan. Add red chillies, mustard, cumin and nigella seeds.

    Stir and fry for 20 seconds. Pour over cooked potatoes before serving.

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