Simple Spicy Alu

Boiled potatoes sprinkled with sauteed and powdered coriander seeds, red chillies and seasonings

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Main Ingredients Potatoes, Coriander seeds
Cuisine Hyderabadi
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Simple Spicy Alu

  • 4 medium Potatoes boiled
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander seeds
  • 3-4 Dried red chilli
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coriander leaves, chopped


  1. Cut the potatoes into small pieces, make sure that they are not mashed.
  2. Heat oil on a non-stick tawa. Add coriander seeds and red chillies. Saute lightly until fragrant. Remove from heat and set aside to cool. Grind into a coarse powder.
  3. Add ground powder to the potato pieces alongwith lemon juice, salt and coriander leaves. Mix well and serve immediately.