Sukhe Aloo

This dry potato dish that can be cooked in a jiffy is delicious too This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Main Ingredients Potatoes, Cumin seeds
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Sukhe Aloo

  • 5 Potatoes boiled 1 inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons Cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 4-5 Black peppercorns
  • 3 Green chillies slit
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black salt (kala namak)
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Roast one teaspoon of cumin seeds in a pan. Add black peppercorns and continue to roast till a nice aroma is given out.
  2. Heat ghee in a kadai and add the remaining cumin seeds and green chillies.
  3. When the cumin seeds begin to change colour add the potato pieces and mix.
  4. Pound the roasted cumin seeds and black peppercorns in a mortar with a pestle.
  5. Add salt, black salt, some of the pounded masala, lemon juice and coriander leaves to the potato mixture and mix.
  6. Add the remaining pounded masala and sprinkle some water. Cover and cook on low heat for two to three minutes. Serve hot.