Masala aloo is a dry spicy recipe made with potatoes and various whole spices by making them into a spice mix.
- 3 potatoes, diced
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 green chillies
- 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
- 1/4 tsp amchoor powder
- 1 tsp kasuri methi (dry fenugreek leaves)
- 1 tsp coriander powder
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
- water (as required)
- 2 tbsp oil
- to taste salt
For spice mix
- 1 tbsp cumin seeds
- 1/2 tbsp mustard seeds
- 1/2 tbsp coriander seeds
- 6-7 nos black peppercorns
For preparing spice mix
Heat a pan on medium to low flame and dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, black pepper and mustard seeds till it starts realising aroma.
Cool it down completely and grind into a spice mix powder. Keep this aside.
For making Masala Aloo
Heat oil in a pan. Next, add potatoes and cook for 5 minutes.
Add potatoes and roast it for 5 minutes till it becomes light golden brown. Keep it aside.
In the same pan and oil, add onions and fry till it becomes golden brown. Then add green chillies and ginger-garlic paste.
Now, add all dry spices along with a freshly made spice mix. Add a little bit of water to prevent the spices from burning.
Cook till masala /spices start realising oil from the corners.
Then add salt and Kasuri methi and further cook for 5 minutes.
Masala aloo is ready. Serve hot with chapati or parantha.
Calories: 105kcalCarbohydrates: 10.9gProtein: 2.6gFat: 6.2gSaturated Fat: 0.7gSodium: 24mgPotassium: 274mgFiber: 3.2gSugar: 2.1gCalcium: 61mgIron: 4mg