Aloo Kachaloo- Chatni wale Aloo
Recipe type: Accompaniment
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4-5
  • 700 grams Baby Potatoes (almost 20-22)
  • Mustard Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida powder (Hing)
  • Salt to taste
  • Green Masala paste:
  • 5 sprigs of Green Garlic (Garlic bulb and green stalks)
  • 4 Green Chilies
  • 1 Cup Fresh Coriander Leaves
  1. We will boil potatoes in a pressure cooker. Wash and clean Potatoes under running water. Transfer Potatoes in pressure cooker. Add enough water to rise above the level of Potatoes. Add Salt and Pressure cook on medium heat until 2 whistles.
  2. We will grind a fine green masala paste. Put Green Chilies, Green Garlic and its leaves, Coriander Leaves, Lemon Juice and salt. Grind into fine thick paste (without water).
  3. Now, Peel off the skin from Potatoes. You can cut bigger potatoes into two halves.
  4. Heat 3 tbsp Mustard Oil in a pan. Add Cumin Seeds and Asafoetida Powder.
  5. Add boiled Potatoes and mix well.
  6. We have cooked Potatoes for 2-3 mins on medium heat. Now, add green masala paste. Cook on low-medium heat. Ensure potatoes are evenly coated in masala paste.
  7. Now add salt to taste. Cook on medium heat for couple of mins.
  8. After 2 mins, Potatoes get coated nicely in the masala paste. Switch off the heat. Aloo Kachalu are ready to serve
  9. Tip: Addition of Salt while boiling, keeps the potato skin intact. It also helps in preventing cracks on potatoes
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