How to make Aloo Ka Chokha -

A traditional Bihari preparation.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Mustard oil (सरसों का तेल)

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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For more recipes related to Aloo Ka Chokha checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Stuffed Potatoes And Tomatoes Masoori Chi Godi Shaak Kakdi Ki Sabzi Khichuri

Aloo Ka Chokha

Aloo Ka Chokha 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Aloo Ka Chokha Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 4-5 medium

  • Mustard oil filtered 2-3 tablespoons

  • Dry red chilies 2

  • Coriander seeds crushed 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped 2 medium

  • Green chillies chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan till smoking point. Allow it to cool for a while.

Step 2

Cut dried red chillies into pieces, remove extra seeds and place in a grinder jar along with crushed coriander seeds.Grind coarsely.

Step 3

Add mustard seeds to the pan. Cover and let them crackle.

Step 4

Remove lid, add onions and sauté till soft.Add green chillies and ground powder. Mix well and cook for 1 minute.

Step 5

Add garlic and mix well. Add coriander powder and cumin powder. Mix well.Add potatoes, salt and amchur.

Step 6

 Mix well and cook for 1 minute more.Sprinkle a little water, mix again and cook for 2 minutes. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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