Andhra Aloo

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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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  • 2 - large potatoes
  • 2 - medium onions, chopped
  • 1 sprig - curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 8-10 cloves - garlic, chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 - chopped green chillies or whole dried red chillies
  • 1 tbsp - freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp - sugar
  • 3 tbsp - desiccated coconut
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup - chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp - cooking oil or clarified butter or ghee

How to Make Andhra Aloo

  • Peel the potatoes. Cut each into half, length-wise and cut each half, length-wise again. Then slice width-wise into about 5 mm thick slices.
  • Wash and place in water to which 1 pinch of salt and turmeric have been added.
  • In a non-stick vessel, heat oil or ghee. Fry onions till pink.
  • Add the garlic, chillies, cumin and curry leaves. Fry well.
  • Then add the mustard, salt, sugar and pepper and fry well.
  • Drain potatoes well and add to the vessel on medium heat.
  • Add 1/4 cup water and the coconut. Toss gently till potatoes are well-coated with the spices.
  • Cover and simmer until potatoes are cooked.
  • Garnish with coconut and coriander. Serve with dal and rotis.
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