Aloo Amritsari

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Main Ingredients potatoes, Gram flour (besan)
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Main Course-Veg
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Select Taste
Level of Cooking Medium
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Aloo Amritsari

  • 250 grams potatoes
  • 1/2 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain)
  • Oil 3 teaspoons for deep-frying
  • 2 medium Onions sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried pomegranate powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • for garnishing Fresh coriander leaves


  1. Cut potatoes in long thick strips.
  2. Mix gram flour, salt, ginger-garlic paste, carom seeds and 2-3 tablespoons water in a bowl. Add 1 teaspoon oil and mix to make a smooth batter.
  3. Coat potato strips in the gram flour batter for 15 minutes.
  4. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry coated potato strips till brown and crisp on all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Set aside.
  5. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a non-stick pan, add onions and sauté till brown. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, dried pomegranate powder, garam masala powder and mix well.
  6. Add the fried potato strips and toss to mix. Cook for 5- 6 minutes.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.