How to make Khatte Meethe Aloo -

Sour and sweet potatoes are absolutely delicious.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Tamrind paste

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Khatte Meethe Aloo

Khatte Meethe Aloo 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Khatte Meethe Aloo Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled 500 grams

  • Tamrind paste 2 teaspoons

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 2 teaspoons

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies halved 3-4

  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Black salt (kala namak) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander 1 sprig


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Finely chop onions. Add cumin seeds, dried red chillies and onions to the hot oil and saute for 1 minute.

Step 2

Add ginger paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder and saute for 1 minute more. Add potatoes and mix well. Add ¼ cup water and mix. Add salt, red chilli powder, black salt, tamarind paste and ¼ cup water and mix.

Step 3

Add jaggery and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes or till the potatoes are well coated with the masala. Garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.