How to make Red Hot Potatoes -

Khate tikhe aloo.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Baby potatoes (बेबी आलू), Kashmiri red chilli powder (काशमीरी लाल मिर्च पावडर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Red Hot Potatoes

Red Hot 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Red Hot Potatoes Recipe

  • Baby potatoes 1/4 kilogram

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 teaspoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Tamarind pulp 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Wash baby potatoes well. Do not peel. Blend together Kashmiri red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and cumin powder with two to three tablespoons of water to make a smooth paste. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds.

Step 2

When they crackle, add potatoes, salt to taste and half a cup of water. Cover and cook till potatoes are half done. Stir in masala paste. Cover and cook till potatoes are completely cooked. Add coriander leaves and mix well. Add tamarind pulp and cook on low heat for ten minutes. Serve hot.

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