Nov 20, 2010


How time flying so fast. It's already 1 month finished in Tripoli.When I came here I seriously thought that to post my recipes every day. but because of this chilled weather ..May be I became lazy.Any way comming to the recipe it's from Punjabi cuisine AMRITSARI ALOO. YOU CAN SERVE THIS AS A SIDE DISH OR A SNACK.Ihope potato is a favorite vegetable for every one so this one is a great choice for potato lovers with a nice blend of punjabi flavors(masala)


Aloo -- 250 gms (potato)
Onions -- 2 sliced
Ginger garlic paste -- 2 teasp
Ajwain -- 1/2 tea sp
Besan -- 1/2 cup (chickpea flour)
Coriander powder -- 1 tea sp
Red chilli powder - 1 tea sp
Garam masala powder -- 1/2 tea sp
Tandoori masala powder -- 1/2 teasp
Anardana powder -- 1/2 tea sp(dried pomegranate seeds powder)
Turmeric powder -- 1/4 tea sp
Salt -- 3/4 tea sp
Oil for deep frying
Corainder leaves -- 1 tab sp chopped


Cut Aloo in to long pieces.
Mix besan,salt,ginger garlic paste,turmeric.ajwain,garam masala,tandoori masala,1/2 tab sp oil and 2 tab sp of water mix well.
Add potato pieces to this mixture mix well to marinate and leave a side for 10 minutes to marinate.
After 10 minutes heat oil in a deep frying pan deep fry the marinated potato pieces till light gloden color.
Or you can grill the potato pieces in grill till crisp and golden color.
Remove the potato pieces from oil and keep a side.
Now heat 2 teasp s oil in a pan add onions, saute till light brown in color.
Then add remaining marinate paste (if you have) stir well for few seconds.
Now add fried potato pieces chilli powder,anardana powder stir well.
Check the taste and adjust salt, stir well to coat every thing garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot as a snack or a side dish with dal and rice or with roti.
enjoy your meal.
This aloo Amritsari is for Flavours of punjab at Pari's Foodelicious event started by Nayna
And also for cws-Anardhana at samayalarai and event by Priya


Rekha shoban said...

hi dear, first time to ur blog....aloo fry looks delicious nd nice colour! im glad to follow u dear!

Arundhuti said...

wow! looks so good..

swapna said...

that looks lovely...yummy!!

Priya Suresh said...

Woww Padma, wat a droolworthy amritsari aloo, u can also send this dish to CWS-Anardana seeds going at Jayasri's space, do check here dear..

saritha said...

aloo looks delicious and yummy....

Hari Chandana P said...

Wow.. Looks simply amazing and delicious dear.. thanks for sharing !!

AJ said...

Delicious!! Great way with potatoes.

aipi said...

Delicious aloo aloo in any form..must try this!

US Masala

Pushpa said...

Punjabi aloo with jeera rice looks lovely and yummy.

Malaysian Delicacies said...

Nice recipe, and delicious..luv potatoes

Anonymous said...

This looks like aloo my friend made for me one time. Will definitely try this out. Love potatoes in any form!!