Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Achari Aloo

Baby potatoes cooked with flavourful pickle masala

Potato is the most popular and versatile among all the vegetables,so there are numerous recipes to try and experiment with.Potato is also a favourite in my family.I have posted few recipes of potatoes in my blog-Jeera aloo, Aloo Kachori , Kashmiri Dum Aloo, Dum aloo masala and few more.
There are many versions of making Achari Aloo but this recipe is simple to cook and taste very good and can be served as a side dish or as a appetizer

how to make achari aloo

how to make achari aloo

Prep time-10 minutes
Cooking time-8 minutes
Type-Side dish/Appetizer

  • Baby potatoes-12
  • Raw mango,grated- 3.5 tbsp
  • Readymade pickle masala-2 tsp
  • Turmeric-1/4 tsp
  • Chili powder-1 tsp
  • Cooking oil-3.5 tbsp
  • Asafoetida-1 /4 tsp
  • Shahi jeera-3/4 tsp
  • Salt- to taste
  1. Wash and lightly prick the potatoes.
  2. Heat water in a big pan and add 1/2 tsp salt in it.
  3. When water start boiling add potatoes in it and cook till just done.
  4. Now peel the potatoes and keep aside
  5. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan and add asafoetida and grated raw mango and saute for approx 1/2 minute.
  6. Now add boiled potatoes and all the spices.
  7. Saute for a minute and then sprinkle 1.5 tbsp of water.
  8. Cook on low flame for approx 2-3 minutes.
  9. Keep stirring in between till potatoes get well coated with the spices.
  10. Serve hot or cold.


Shruti said...

I'll die for this dish!!! The most favorite side/appetizer ever :)

Akila said...

Very tempting

Sona S said...

Delicious and tongue tickling potatoes.

Vimitha Anand said...

Tongue tickling dish

Rafeeda AR said...

wow... those potatoes are literally calling me...

Sowmya Madhavan said...

Spi y and delicious..that's a nice idea to use pickle masala..

anamika said...

Love this ..looks delicious :), I have pickle masala at home and I am making these tomm itself :)

DivyaGCP said...

Spicy and delicious looking aloo.. Very inviting..

Hamaree Rasoi said...

tasty and tangy looking achari aloo.

divya said...

drooling !!!

Priya Suresh said...

Looks irresistible,highly delicious.

Nupur UK-Rasoi said...

Very sharp pictures Anjana, love the color of potatoes..

renu said...

going thru this recipe , i cud feel all that tangy taste in my mouth... slurrp...slurrppp...have to try.. only that pickle masala is stopping me from trying it... anyway bookmarking...

Gayathri Ramanan said...

looks super delicious and tempting ...gorgeous clicks

Chitz said...

Tempting pics.. Makes me drool !!

Harini M said...

Wow drool-some,this will be my next try with baby potatoes :)

Vaishali Sengupta said...

Looks so yum. The potatoes look wonderful.

Anonymous said...


I am Chandrika from Trivandrum,I tried this recipie of yours and it was yummy..Thanks for sharing such a lovely recipie

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