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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Tawa Aloo

Tawa Aloo is Potatoes are cooked on a Tawa or Fry pan where the potatoes are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. The use of ingredients brings a nice twist to these potato wedges. It works well as a side dish and for lunch boxes too.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Serves : 2-3
Inspired by: Vikas Khannas Savour Mumbai


Potatoes: 3 large cut into wedges with skin
Onions : 2 large puréed
Tomatoes: 2 large puréed
Ginger garlic paste: 1 tablespoon
Green chilies: 2 chopped finely
Amchur/Dry mango powder: 1/2 teaspoon

Spice Mix:
Turmeric: 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder: 2 teaspoons
Cumin powder: 1 teaspoon
Red chili powder: 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste


Heat 2 liters of water in a large saucepan, add potatoes and bring it to a boil. Keep the flam high until the water boils. Let it boil for 2 minutes and turn off the stove. Drain the potatoes and put them in a bowl.
Add all ingredients listed under spice mix and toss well. Keep aside for 5 minutes.
Heat oil on tawa or frying pan and add ginger garlic paste. Fry for 1 minute and add onion Purée. Sauté for 3 minutes until it turns golden.
Add green chilies and tomato Purée and fry for 1 minute.
Add the potatoes and mix well and shallow fry them on medium heat. Fry them for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside.
Turn off the stove and serve hot with rice as a side dish.

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  1. Wow, that looks yummm! tossing in masala prior cooking, makes it more flavorful right!!! bookmarking this to try! :)

    1. Yes Priya, it does make it flavorful:) let me know how it turns out.

  2. That is a nice delicious platter of tawa aloo. Super inviting..

  3. New way of making aloo. Bookmarked.

  4. A real treat for potato lovers, am in love with this tawa aloo.

  5. OMG what a delicious way to make potato curry. Looks so tempting.

  6. This aloo masala sounds and looks fantastic!