Thursday, April 19, 2007

Khatta Teekha Chatpata Aaloo

Just reading the title of this dish leaves one with a mouth watering stuff!!

So read on an note the Ingredients:

1/4 kg Baby potatoes
2 tsps Kashmiri red chilli powder (For that lovely red tandoori colour)
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Coriander powder
1 tsp Cumin powder
Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs (Chopped finely)
2 tsps Oil (You can also use Desi Ghee to enhance the taste)
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
Salt to taste
2 tbsps Tamarind pulp ( Imli ka paste)
Chaat Masala Chutki Bhar

Method:

1.Wash baby potatoes well under the running water.
2. Do not peel them, leave them with the skin.
3. Masala Paste: Now Blend together Kashmiri red chilli powder (Laal Mirch), turmeric powder (Haldi Powder), coriander powder (Dhania Powder) and cumin powder (Jeera Powder)with two to three tablespoons of water to make a smooth paste.
4.Clean, wash and chop coriander leaves.
5.Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds let it crackle.
6. Add potatoes, salt to taste and half a cup of water in it.
7.Cover and cook till potatoes are half done.
8.Stir in the masala paste.
9.Cover and cook till potatoes are completely cooked.
10.Add coriander leaves and mix well.
11.Add tamarind pulp and cook on low heat for ten to fifteen minutes.
12.Sprinkle chaat masale.
13.Serve hot.

Works very well as a side dish for lunch and dinner..you may want to add some chopped green chillies as well from the top incase you wanna a mouth watering and eye watering experience ;0)

Cheers

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