Achaar Ke Aloo Recipe

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Achaar Ke Aloo
How to make Achaar Ke Aloo
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Achaar Ke Aloo Recipe: 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. A flavourful option to give a very unique twist to the leftover potatoes.You can prepare this as a light snack or as a side dish for lunch paired with chapati.

Ingredients of Achaar Ke Aloo

  • 750 gms potatoes (skinned), boiled
  • For frying oil
  • 4 tbsp onion paste
  • 1 1/2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic paste
  • 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)
  • salt

How to Make Achaar Ke Aloo

  • 1.Fry the potatoes in hot oil until golden. Set aside.
  • 2.Leave 4 tbsp oil in the pan. Fry onions until golden.
  • 3.Add ginger and garlic, followed by turmeric and chilli powder.
  • 4.Return the potatoes to the pan and pour in water.
  • 5.Cook for 5 minutes over a gentle flame. Sprinkle in sugar and pour on vinegar.
  • 6.Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a separate pan. Add red chillies, mustard, cumin and nigella seeds (kaloongi / onion seeds).
  • 7.Stir and fry for 20 seconds. Pour over cooked potatoes before serving.
Key Ingredients: potatoes (skinned), oil , onion paste, ginger paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder, water, sugar, vinegar, dry whole red chillies, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, nigella seeds (kalongi/onion seeds), salt