Aloo Chokha

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 220g - potatoes
  • 1 - onion
  • 3 to 4 flakes - garlic
  • 1 tsp - amchur (dried mango powder)
  • 1 tsp - jeera dhaniya (cumin-coriander seeds) powder
  • 3 to 4 - green chillies
  • 3 tbsp - cilantro
  • 3/4 cup - whole coriander seeds
  • dried red chilli
  • oil for cooking
  • salt to taste

How to Make Aloo Chokha

  • Cut the potatoes to small pieces of roughly one inch size.
  • Cut the onion thinly, length wise.
  • Mince the garlic cloves.
  • Heat oil in a karahi (skillet or bowl).
  • Add the dried red chili, coriander seeds in the oil and let it splutter.
  • Put the onions in the karahi and fry till red.
  • Add the green chillies and garlic cloves.
  • When the onions turn red, add the potato and fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add salt, jeera-dhaniya powder and 3/4 cup of water.
  • Cover it with a lid and allow it to simmer.
  • Cook the potatoes until they turn soft.
  • Chokha does not have curry so no water should be there.
  • Add the amchur powder and mix it with the potatoes.
  • Take the chokha out in a bowl.
  • Garnish with cilantro leaves and serve.