Chutney Wale Aloo

Hare Chutney Wale Aloo


You Need ::

Baby Potatoes : 12-15 or regular potatoes : 3-4, medium

For chutney :

Fresh coriander Leaves(dhania patta) : 1 cup, finely chopped

Fresh mint leaves(pudina patta) : 10-12 nos.

Green chilli : 2

Garlic cloves : 3-4 big

Ginger : 1(1/2")

Salt

For cooking :

Cumin seeds : 1 tsp.

Asofoetida(hing) : a pinch

Turmeric powder : 1 tsp.

Red Chilli Powder : 1 tsp.

Coriander powder : 1 tsp.

Chat Masala Powder : 1/2-1 tsp. or add as per taste

Lemon juice : 1 tsp.

Sugar : a pinch

Salt to taste

Oil : 2 tblsp.

How To :

  • Peel the potatoes, cut into medium to big chunks. Boil the potatoes till they are just done. Do not over cook them. Make a fine paste(chutney) using the ingredients listed under " For Chutney". You can use very little water is needed. Keep aside the chutney.
  • Now heat 1 tblsp. oil in a pan, shallow fry the potatoes with salt till they are golden brown from all sides. Remove when done.
  • Heat 1 more tblsp. oil in the same pan, temper the oil with cumin seeds and hing. Immediately add green chutney and all the spice powders in the pan. Also add the fried potatoes and mix with the chutney.
  • Add 1/2 a cup of water and let it cook for 4-5 minutes in medium heat. Add salt to taste. When water almost evaporates, add sugar, chat masala and lemon juice.
  • Evaporate all the moisture from the pan and remove from heat when chutney nicely coats all the potatoes. 
  • Sprinkle some extra finely chopped coriander leaves and serve.