Masala Aloo

Recipe by
Total Time:
2-4 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Chich Barak Kebbe, Lemon Leaf Mint Thogayal , Taiwanese Hamburgers, Chettinad Kathrikai Avial

Rate This Recipe


  • Potatoes - 24 (baby sized medium ones)
  • Amchur powder -1tsp
  • Chilli powder -2tsps
  • Sambar powder -3 tbsp
  • Ajwain -for seasoning.
  • Coriander Leaves -a few sprigs for garnish.
  • Salt
  • Oil -6-7 tbsp

How to Make Masala Aloo

  • Take the potatoes and boil them either in the pressure cooker or in the oven.
  • Make sure that they are not overdone and overcooked. When done, cool them and prick them with a fork.
  • Mix all the dry ingredients and mix all of them with the potatoes till they blend well. Do not mash the potatoes but keep them whole.
  • Keep this aside for 2-3 hours so that it gets marinated well.
  • Take a kadai and add oil. When it is really hot add ajwain followed by these potatoes and also the dry masala in the bowl. Fry them initially on high heat for 2 mins and then reduce the gas and let it cook on medium heat. Just be sure they are crisp when done.
  • Serve them immediately. Serves as an accompaniment or as a cocktail snack. Garnish with coriander before serving.