How to make Aloo Ki Launji -

Sweet sour version of potatoes, something different.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Onion seeds

Cuisine : Rajasthani

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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For more recipes related to Aloo Ki Launji checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Ananas Menaskai Boondi aur Spring Onion ki Sabzi Gajar Dal Mel Aloo aur Gobhi ka Bharta

Aloo Ki Launji

Aloo Ki Launji 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 : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Aloo Ki Launji Recipe

  • Potatoes peeled 7-8

  • Onion seeds 4 tablespoons

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Tamarind paste 1 tablespoon

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns 10-12

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Heat mustard oil in a non-stick pan. Add bay leaves and sauté. Cut potatoes into wedges.

Step 2

Add onion seeds, black peppercorns, ginger paste, garlic paste to the pan and sauté till fragrant.

Step 3

Add potatoes and stir well. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and mix. Add 1 cup water.

Step 4

Cover and cook till potatoes are cooked and softened.

Step 5

When the curry thickens add tamarind paste and jaggery and mix well. Simmer for a couple of minutes. 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.