How to make Chunky Masala Potatoes -

Potato wedges sprinkled with sea salt, chilli flakes and peppercorns and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Olive oil

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chunky Masala Potatoes

Chunky Masala Potatoes 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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Chunky Masala Potatoes Recipe

  • Potatoes 6 large

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Sea salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns 6-8

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Parboil potatoes for two minutes in five cups of water. Drain, cool and cut into thick wedges.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 200˚C. Grease a baking tray with half tablespoon of olive oil.

Step 3

Lightly roast cumin seeds on a griddle. Take sea salt, roasted cumin seeds, peppercorns and red chilli flakes in a mortar and crush coarsely with a pestle.

Step 4

Take potato wedges in a bowl and sprinkle three fourths of the crushed masala over them, add remaining olive oil and mix with a spoon.

Step 5

Spread these potatoes on prepared tray evenly. Put in the preheated oven and bake at 200˚C for fifteen minutes till done. Sprinkle with remaining crushed masala and lemon juice and serve hot.

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