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Achaar Ke Aloo


Achaar Ke Aloo

Achaar Ke Aloo



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Tasty and tangy. Achaar ke aloo are absolutely lip smacking. Potatoes fried and mixed in a masala full of chillies, mustard seeds, vinegar and sugar.


  • 750 gm potatoes - boiled and skinned

    Oil for frying

    4 Tbsp onion paste

    1 1/2 tsp ginger paste

    1 1/2 tsp garlic paste salt

    1/2 tsp turmeric powder

    1/2 tsp chilli powder

    100 ml water

    2 tsp sugar

    4 Tbsp vinegar

    8 dry whole red chillies

    1/2 tsp mustard seeds

    1 tsp cumin seeds

    1 tsp nigella seeds (kalongi/onion 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 (kaloongi / onion seeds).

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

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Key Ingredients: potatoes, onion, vegetable oil, red chilli, turmeric, ginger, garlic, vinegar, mustard seeds, sugar, cumin seeds, onion seeds