Most of us will agree that aloo (potato) is one of the most versatile ingredients ever. From crispy fried snacks to wholesome lunch preparations, you can use them to make all sorts of yummy dishes. In India, we add potatoes to many curries and gravies. But we also enjoy aloo as a dry preparation scooped up with chapatis, puris, dosa, cheela and more. There are numerous ways of cooking aloo in this way itself. Whether we talk about classic aloo-pyaaz bhaji or masaledar methi aloo, the options seem endless! Today, we bring you another quick and delicious potato dish to try: pudina aloo.
What Is Pudina Aloo? How To Serve Minty Potatoes:
Pudina Aloo is a dry preparation that can be served on the side of a larger meal. But if you combine it with rotis, parathas or the like, it becomes the perfect choice for a tiffin meal or a simple dinner. You can also use pudina aloo as spicy stuffing for a veg roll or frankie. One more way to enjoy it is as a sandwich - simply add it between buttered bread slices and grill them. If you already have hari chutney at home, you can use it in place of the mint-coriander puree mentioned in this recipe. Simply adjust the salt and spices accordingly. Once you try pudina aloo, you are sure to find yourself wanting more. Fortunately, it is extremely easy to cook and requires only everyday ingredients. Find the recipe below.
Aloo is used to make a number of Indian dishes.
How To Make Pudina Aloo At Home | Quick And Easy Recipe For Minty Potatoes
You can use either regular potatoes or baby potatoes for this recipe. Boil, peel, dice the potatoes and set aside. Blend coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies, ginger and lemon juice to get a thick green paste. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, asafoetida, and the green paste prepared earlier. Stir and add spices such as turmeric, dry mango powder, salt and others. Add the diced potatoes and combine all the ingredients thoroughly. Add water if required to help the masala coat the aloo better. Garnish with mint or coriander leaves and serve hot.
This dish has left us craving all things aloo. Are you looking for similar recipes? Find some easy aloo recipes here. Are you in the mood for potato snacks instead? Then check out this list. If you're seeking ideas for other tiffin dishes, click here.
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