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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Aloo Achari

Aloo Achari: Potato Curry with taste of Indian Pickle.!!


• 30 ml. mustard oil, heated until smoking and cooled. This removes its pungent odour.
• 1/4 tsp. mustard or rai seed
• 1/4 tsp. fennel seeds
• 1/4 tsp. fenugreek or methi seed
• 1/4 tsp. cumin seeds
• 1/4 tsp kalonji or Nigella seeds
3-4 Boiled Potatoes
• 200 gm chopped/puree tomatoes
• Salt to taste
1-2 green chilli chopped
1 tbs chopped ginger
• 1 tsp. chilli powder or to taste
• 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
1 tbs Coriander Powder
• 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves.


1. Heat oil in a Pressure Cooker or in a pan.
2. Add all whole seeds and allow to splutter or crackle.
3. Add tomatoes,green chilli,ginger and fry until they leave the oil.
4. Add all masala powder stir well.
5. Cook for a further 5 minutes.
6. Add the potatoes(Cut into cubes or u can mash them with hand keeping them in big chunks) and Stir.
7. Add 2 cup of water(u can adjust the water acc to ur taste,if u like watery subji add more water and vice versa)
8. If using Pressure cooker give it a whistle or if using pan covered n cook for 15 min.
9. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Serve it with Parata,Poori or any kind of bread.
This Subji best goes with Khasta Kachori.

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