Sookhe Aloo Recipe

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Sookhe Aloo
How to make Sookhe Aloo
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

The beauty of sookhe aloo is that it does not have a fixed recipe. So many versions to choose from. Here potatoes are lightly mashed in flavors ranging from coriander and cardamom to the tang of mango powder.

Ingredients of Sookhe Aloo

  • 1/2 kg potatoes/ aloo, boiled and peeled
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 Tbsp finely sliced ginger
  • 1/8 tsp asafoetida/ heeng
  • 2-3 whole red chilli
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 Tbsp coriander seeds, roasted and powdered
  • 1 black cardamom, roasted and powdered
  • 4 cloves, roasted and powdered
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds, roasted and powdered
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp mango powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves

How to Make Sookhe Aloo

  • 1.Crush and break the potatoes between the palms of your hands and set aside.
  • 2.Heat oil. Add the asafoetida, ginger and whole red chillies.
  • 3.When the chillies begin to darken, add the roasted and powdered ingredients and the potatoes, and mix well.
  • 4.Add salt, mango powder, turmeric and 2 Tbsp of coriander leaves and saute over low heat for about 5 minutes.
  • 5.Garnish with the rest of the chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.