How to make Roast Potatoes -

Potatoes cooked over charcoal.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Lemon Juice (नींबु का रस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Roast Potatoes

Roast 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Roast Potatoes Recipe

  • Potatoes 4

  • Lemon Juice to taste

  • Peppercorns crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Scrub and wash potatoes and cut into quarters without peeling them. Put the potato quarters on a twelve inch square piece aluminium foil. Sprinkle salt, crushed peppercorns, chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice.

Step 2

Wrap the foil properly around the potatoes. If required double wrap. Put it on live charcoals in a barbecue. Also put some live charcoals on top of the packet. Cook for fifteen minutes. Serve hot.

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