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)
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.