Saturday, November 19, 2011

Achari Aaloo or Pickled Potato Curry

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 Achari Aaloo or Pickled Potato Curry ... A tangy potato dish cooked with spices & mango pickle. Chanay ka Salan, Sooji ka halwa, Aloo ki Sabzi & Poori is a very popular Sunday brunch in Pakistan.

Achari Aaloo or Pickled Potato Curry
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Serves : 4

Ingredients :
  • 250 gms. potatoes
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1/4 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. fenugreek seeds
  • 1/4 tsp. nigella seeds ( kalonji )
  • 3 - 4 curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp. anise seeds ( saunf ), crushed
  • 1/4 tsp. coriander seeds, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp. carom seeds ( ajwaiin )
  • 1 tsp. salt ( or to taste )
  • 1 to 1 1/2 tsp. red chillies, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 3/ 4 cup water
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. fresh coriander, chopped
  • 2 - 3 tbsp. lemon or mango pickle ( Achar ) OR 1/4 cup tamarind pulp
Method :
  • Boil the potatoes until well done. Let them cool, then peel and dice.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and fry the cumin seeds, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, nigella seeds & curry leaves until they splutter.
  • Add the potatoes & all the spices with water.
  • Mash the potaoes a little bit & cook on low heat for 3 - 4 minutes.
  • Chop up large pieces of pickle. Add chopped coriander, green chilli & pickle in the potatoes before taking them off the heat.
  • Serve with Puri, Semolina Halwa & Chickpeas Curry

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    Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!


    31 comments :

    1. Hmmm,,,red chilli flakes...spicy & yummy recipe!
      thanks for sharing your this!!

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      Olá, amiga!
      Gostei muito de suas receitas...
      Os temperos são maravilhosos.
      Bom fim de semana!
      Beijinhos.
      Brasil

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    3. spicy and delicious recipe.. looks absolutely inviting !!

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    4. aah, this seems easy to do....and perfect for winters!!!

      http://sushmita-smile.blogspot.com/

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    5. Spicy and delicious curry,the recipe sounds great..will try

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    6. Never added tamarind/achar with potatoes! Interesting!:)

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    7. spicy and delicious recipe.. looks fabulous..

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    8. A yummy curry...nicely presented

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    9. This would taste great with some pooris! Looks so good!

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    10. I love achari flavored curries...This looks so damn delish!!!
      Prathima Rao
      Prats Corner

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    11. Ambreen!!! You have been doing terrifically well!!! I just cant get enough of pakistani food!!!

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    12. The potato looks so yumm :) I love this dish..

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    13. Slurp,fingerlicking curry for the sure..

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    14. That looks SO yummy! Love it with chappatis

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    15. This looks yummy and droolworthy.

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    16. I love it with garma garam puris ~ YUM :)
      USMasala

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    17. That looks delicious!!

      Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
      Hope you have a great week!
      Jill @ Creating my way to Success
      http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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    18. Delicious and yummy looking curry Ambreen

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    19. Oh wow! Lovely recipe. It looks so good love the spices. Must be so delicious!

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    20. wow!! this looks soooooo yummy!!!!

      would love it if you could share this on my link party at www.serenityyou.blogspot.com

      Natasha xxx

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    21. Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing at Shine on Friday. Hope to see more of your yummy recipes soon!!

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    22. I have never had Pickled Potato Curry, but I sure would love to try this beautiful dish. Hope you are having a great holiday week end. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope you will come back soon!
      Miz Helen

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    Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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