Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Chatpate Aloo

Potatoes stir fried with aromatic masalas, tamarind and chilli flakes.


5 large Potatoes
1 tbsp Thick tamarind extract
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
1/2 tsp Coriander powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Chilli flakes
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Fennel Seeds
2 Whole dry red chillies
2 pinch Asafetida
2 tbsp Oil
Salt to taste


  • First boil the potatoes with skin. Peel potatoes and cut in cubes.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add asafetida, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, whole red chilli and let them roast for 2 seconds.
  • Add coriander powder, turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
  • Add potatoes, chilli flakes, salt and toss well.
  • Add tamarind extract and let it cook for 2 - 5 min over low flame.
  • Turn off fire, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.


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