Thursday, January 31, 2013

Aloo (Potato ) Kathliyan

This recipe is from  Lata Raja's Flavours and Tastes.  It is nice to find a potato recipe that looks different and still tastes good.  If you have a food processor or a gadget that makes even thin rounds of potato it will make the job easier.  Try it.

Ingredients:
Potatoes - 250 gms
Cumin seeds ( jeera ) 1/2 tsp
Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Garlic crushed - 1/4 tsp
Ginger crushed - 1/4 tsp  ( I added ginger-garlic paste)
Oil - about 2 -3 tbsps
Green chili - 1 small finely chopped
Red chili flakes - to taste - depending on spice tolerance
Chaat masala powder - 1/4 tsp (optional)
Asafoetida (hing) - large pinch
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves for garnish
Salt to taste
Lime juice - 1 tsp

Wash, peel potatoes and evenly slice them into thin rounds
Bring water to a boil .  Add turmeric powder .  Place the cut potato into the pan
Allow it to boil and simmer for a couple of minutes. The potato should be just soft and not overly boiled
Take a wok, add the oil
And the cumin and carom seeds
The curry leaves, ginger-garlic paste or crushed ginger and garlic, asafoetida, green chilies, chili flakes
Sauté
Add the potato slices, salt,chili powder (if you so desire a spicier product) and chaat masala.
Allow the potato slices to brown a bit - not necessary - but I like it better that way!
And all the spices to coat the slices
Be gentle to avoid breaking the slices.
Squeeze lime juice
Garnish with coriander leaves
Serve and enjoy !

16 comments:

  1. Aloo potato kathilyan looks delicious Radha, love that crispy bites.

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  2. We make something similar in Maharashtra, a simple and yet very satisfying dish!

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  3. Wow... what a fry...
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  4. That was quick! It never crossed my mind to use the food processor attachment!

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  5. delicious attempt and looks great.....

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  6. Different way of cooking potatoes, nice recipe. Looks yummy.

    Spill the Spices

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  7. Another potato curry to try out, awesome..

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  8. looks delicious. i had seen a similar recipe in some cookbook and wanted to make them.

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  9. Must try this,looks so delicious.

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  10. Yummy and Delicious Radha! Would surely like to try this out!

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  11. Looks delicious....will sure try soon...

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  12. Even i'll be making this dish soon,droolworthy potato kathliyan.

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  13. Very tempting recipe Radha; saw this at Lata's and have bookmarked.

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