Recipe Of The Week – Aaloo Ki Bhujia

Aaloo

“I don’t like Aaloo(Potatoes)” .. Said NO ONE EVER! So here is a yum recipe of my mum (which by the way has never failed me) with a secret ingredient that my bhabhi (sister in law) added to it. Here is aaloo to go with Halwa Poori Nashta or parathay.. a regular brunch item in our home.DSC_0110 (Medium)

Aaloo Ki Bhujia

Serves 2-3 persons


Ingredients:

  • 250 gm. Potatoes (cut into small cubes)
  • 1/2 tsp. Zeera (Cumin Seeds)
  • 1/4 tsp. Kalonji (Nigella Seeds)
  • 1/4 tsp. Meithi (Fenugreek Seeds)
  • 1/4 tsp. Saunf (Fennel Seeds)
  • 1/2 tsp. Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Haldi (Turmeric Powder)
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 3-4 Whole Dried Red Chilies
  • 1 stem Karhi Patta (Curry Leaves)
  • 1 tbsp. Oil
  • 1 tsp. Imli Paste (Tamarind)
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Coriander Leaves
  • 1 tsp. Mixed Pickle (The Secret Ingredient)

Directions:

  1. Fry zeera and whole red chilies in oil till it turns a little brown.DSC_0007
  2. Add Aaloo and all the spices (kalonji, meithi, saunf, red chili powder, haldi, salt and karhi patta) and fry for a few more minutes. Then add  about 1 cup water and let it cook covered on low heat.Collage1c
  3. When the potatoes are soft, mash a little, add imli paste and the pickle and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves and green chilies.Collage2c
  5. Enjoy!Collage3c

For other related recipes of the Halwa Poori, Click Here

 

 

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