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Nepalese Piro Aloo Recipe

Nepalese Piro Aloo

Piro Aloo is almost like Indian dum aloo but way spicier than it. Piro stands for chilli and Aloo as we all know is potato. So clearly, Piro Aloo comes with a name disclaimer that states, this dish is going to be spicier on the taste buds.

  • Total Cook Time 20 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Nepalese Piro Aloo

  • 500 gms Potatoes
  • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 4 nos Dried Red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Ajwain
  • 2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • A pinch of Nepali timur (optional)
  • to taste Salt
  • 3 tbsp Mustard Oil

How to Make Nepalese Piro Aloo

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Heat 2 tablespoons of mustard oil in a pan and then add fenugreek seed, red chillies. Let it splutter.
Add the potato, turmeric powder, salt and give it a good stir.
Cook the potatoes over high flame so that they get roasted and then simmer till the potatoes are cooked perfectly.
Place the potatoes aside and use the same pan to add a table spoon of mustard oil, ginger garlic paste and saute for 5 minutes.
Add the coriander, red chillies and nepali timur powder. Then place the potatoes into the pan and stir well for about 5 minutes.
Serve it hot with chapatis or any other breads of your choice.
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