How to make Spicy Peanut Potatoes -

Boiled and cubed potatoes cooked with roasted spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Roasted peanuts (भुनी हुई मूंगफली)

Cuisine : Tamil Nadu

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Spicy Peanut Potatoes checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Beetroot Kofta Asparagus in Saffron Sauce-Cook Smart Lotek Amras Ke Malai Aloo

Spicy Peanut Potatoes

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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 : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spicy Peanut Potatoes Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled 7-8 medium

  • Roasted peanuts coarsely crushed 4 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cloves 5-6

  • Black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Sesame seeds (til) 2 teaspoons

  • Dried red chillies chopped 3

  • Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 8-9

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Dry roast cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cloves, peppercorns and 1 tsp sesame seeds in another non-stick pan. Add red chillies and roast till fragrant.

Step 3

Add black gram to the oil and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Cut potatoes into cubes.

Step 5

Cool the roasted ingredients and grind into a coarse powder.

Step 6

Add asafoetida, curry leaves, potato cubes and salt to the 1st pan. Toss and cook on high heat till the potatoes turn light brown.

Step 7

Add 3 tbsps ground powder, peanuts and remaining sesame seeds. Mid well and cook for 3-4 minutes. You can store the remaining ground powder in an airtight container.

Step 8

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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