Thursday, June 6, 2013

Achari Aloo / Spicy Pickled Baby Potatoes

Baby Potatoes blended with some exotic indian spices like saunf,kalonji,cummin and with amchur gives this side dish a very exciting pickled flavor. The recipe that will surprise your guests. It would be the perfect accompaniment for curd rice and rotis
 
Ingredients
  • 20-25 baby potatoes
  • 1 onion small size
  • 1 tsp garlic ginger paste
  • 1 small finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp saunf/fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek/methi
  • 1/2 tsp nigella seeds/kalonji
  • 1/2 tsp jeera/cummin seeds
  • pinch of turmeric
  • pinch of hing/asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp amchur powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli powder
  • salt to taste
Procedure
Boil pototoes and remove the skin and keep aside
Make a coarse powder of saunf,mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds and keep aside
Heat oil in a pan, add kalonji and cummin seeds and once it splutter add onion and once it becomes translucent add ginger garlic paste and fry for one min.Then add tomatoes and fry till they become soft, now add the boiled potatoes and stir until is completely coated and fry in medium to flame till pototoes look crispy with a golfer brown texture.
Now add the prepared powder (saunf, fenugreek and mustard which we prepared earlier). Along with this add red chilli powder, amchur powder and salt and stir nicely till it completely blends for 30 seonds
Serve hot with rotis or rice
Note: Vinegar can also be added to give it a more tangy pickled flavor
 

17 comments:

Akila said...

Wow love the potatoes in any form.. This one is a just try one

Hari Chandana said...

Lovely recipe.. looks great!!

Sabby D said...

Yummy!!!

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Sowmya Madhavan said...

Looks spicy and yumm

Anonymous said...

sounds great but saunf is fennel seeds not caraway.

Beena.stephy said...

Yummy spicy

Sangeetha Nambi said...

Perfectly roasted and coated potatoes...

MIRCH MASALA said...

Hi,1st time to your lovely blog.Achari aloo looks so tempting Perfectly made!

Latha Madhusudhan said...

Spicy and flavorful potato.

Vidya Chandrahas said...

Aloo looks fabulous! Looks spicy and delicious.

divya said...

looks fabulous!

VineelaSiva said...

Satya potatoes looks very inviting.

Vimitha Anand said...

Love new potato recipes... definitely will try

Veena Theagarajan said...

yummy looking potato

Nithu (SPicyTasty said...

Wow!! Mouthwatering potato fry...

Priya Suresh said...

Love this pickled baby potatoes,super tempting.

sushmita pandit said...

These are yum :-)

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