Alu ko achar

  • Potato — 2 lbs
    Cooking oil –half a cup
    Sesame seeds– half a cup
    Cumin powder –1 spoon
    Fenugreek seeds (Methi) – Some
    Turmeric powder — 1/5 spoon
    Coriander powder — 1 spoon
    Asafoetida powder (heeng) (optional)– pinch
  • Green chilies – 5 – 10Lemon juice — half cup
    Coriander leaves– few
  • Salt- your taste
  • Instructions
  • Boil potatoes, peel it and chop into quarters
  • Roast sesame seeds (Teel) (half cup) on a pan till it turns light brown and starts crackling, after which grind it in a food processor
  • Heat half cup of oil in frying pan and add about 30 – 40 methi seeds till it turns dark brown
  • Add cut green chilies (about 6 – 9 depending on your taste) light fry chilies for 20 seconds
  • Add spoonful of coriander, cumin and 1/5 of turmeric powder
  • Add the ground sesame seeds and salt to taste (You may add pinch of Asafoetida)
  • Cook for a minute in low flame. Stir it continuously
  • Add the potatoes cook for about 3-4 minutes (stirring continuously)
  • Add half cup of fresh lime/lemon juice. Mix it very well
  • Garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves
  • Now it is ready to serve.

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