How to make Batata cha Kachrya -

A jhatphat potato preparation – a favourite of the Maharashtrians.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Batata cha Kachrya checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Mixed Vegetable Restaurant Style - SK Khazana Black Pepper Beancurd Kaju Matar Masala Kakdi Ki Sabzi

Batata cha Kachrya

Batata cha Kachrya Recipe Card


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!


Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Batata cha Kachrya Recipe

  • Potatoes peeled 4 medium

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies 2

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Slit and chop green chillies. Slice potatoes.

Step 3

Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida and chopped green chillies and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 4

Add sliced potatoes, turmeric powder and salt and toss to mix. Add some water, cover and cook till potatoes are done.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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