How to make Aloo Achari - Potatoes tempered with spices.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Baby Potatoes (बेबी आलू), Vinegar (विनेगर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Aloo Achari

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


For more recipes related to Aloo Achari checkout Achari Aloo, Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy, Chutneywale Aloo, Aloo Pyaaz Tamatar . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Sabudana Pulav, Raw Banana Curry, Paneer With Nuts, Asparagus with Mushroom Cream Sauce.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Aloo Achari Recipe

  • Baby Potatoes boiled and peeled 500 grams

  • Vinegar 1/4 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies 4

  • Mustard oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black salt (kala namak) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Vinegar 3 teaspoons


Step 1

Grind together fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, fennel seeds and red chillies to a coarse powder.

Step 2

Heat mustard oil in a pan till it begins to smoke. Add cumin seeds, onion seeds and sauté for half a minute. Add turmeric powder and potatoes and stir. Add garlic paste and ginger paste and quarter cup of water and mix.

Step 3

Add the ground spices, salt, black salt and sugar and mix well. Add vinegar and quarter cup of water and cook till dry.

Step 4

Serve hot.