How to make Potato Recichad -

Spiced potatoes cooked Goan style in banana leaves.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Kashmiri Red Chillies (काशमीरी लाल मिर्च)

Cuisine : Goan

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Potato Recichad

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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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Potato Recichad Recipe

  • Potatoes 2 large

  • Kashmiri Red Chillies

  • Kashmiri red chillies 8-10

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns 5-6

  • Malt vinegar 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic 5-6 cloves

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Cinnamon 1/2 inch stick

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Banana leaves as required

  • Oil 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Place red chillies in a bowl, add cumin seeds, black peppercorns and vinegar and soak for a while. Put them into a mixer jar, add garlic, cloves, cinnamon and grind to a fine paste. Add turmeric powder and grind again.

Step 2

Cut potatoes into thick oval slices. Sprinkle salt on them, spread a layer of the ground masala on half of them, cover with the remaining slices. Wrap these in banana leaves well to make parcels.

Step 3

Heat a non stick pan, place the parcels on it and cover and cook. Drizzle oil around the parcels, cover and continue to cook, turning sides, till the potatoes are completely cooked. Serve hot.

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