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Aloo Chokha Recipe

Aloo Chokha is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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