Achari Aloo (Spicy Potatoes)


  • 10-12 baby potatoes
  • 2 tbsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 3-4 whole dry red chillies
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • Paste of 2-3 garlic cloves
  • Paste of small ginger piece
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • Juice of 1 lemon (or as required)
  • Oil as required
  • Salt to taste


  1. Prick the baby potatoes with fork, cook them in boiling water and then peel them properly.
  2. In a mixer jar, add fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, 1 tsp cumin seeds and whole dry red chillies and grind it coarsely. (grind it to crispy masala)
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, ginger-garlic paste and prepared masala and sauté for sometime. Then add turmeric powder, boiled baby potatoes and salt and cook it with lid for sometime. Finally add lemon juice and mix them well.

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