Masala Alu / Spicy Potato Recipe

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Alu/Potato used in so many snacks like samosa, alu wada/batata wada, alu kachori and many more.

Here I am posting a recipe of masala alu, which I invented :) when I was in hurry. I don't have much time to make any lengthy snack like samosa/batata wada.

So I just peel and chopped some potato's, added available spices and cooked till tender. But the recipe turn out very testy and yummy. Try it, I hope you will also like it :)

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  1. 1. Wash, peel and cut the potato's into cubes.
  2. 2. Heat oil in a nonstick tawa/pan. Add cumin seeds + mustard seeds.
  3. 3. When the cumin & mustard get spluttered add potato cubes.
  4. 4. Mix well and stir fry till golden brown. Add some water in fried potato cubes and cook for 1 min stirring continuously.
  5. 6. Cover all the cubes with a thali/plate and cook on low flame for 2-3 min. Stir in between.
  6. 7. Check the cubes bye cutting with a spoon.
  7. 8. If the cubes cut down easily add all the masalas except sesame seeds and chaat masala. Fry stirring continuously for a minute on medium heat.
  8. 9. Add some water and cook till water dissolves.
  9. 10. Cook till oil get separated.
  10. 11. Add sesame seeds. Stir fry for a minute. Taste the masala alu, if needed adjust the spices.
  11. 12. Masala Alu is ready. Sprinkle chaat masala. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with roti or enjoy as it is.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 505g
Calories 540  
Calories from Fat 153 28%
Total Fat 17.5g 22%
Saturated Fat 1.58g 6%
Trans Fat 0.35g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 37mg 2%
Potassium 2183mg 62%
Total Carbs 88.84g 24%
Dietary Fiber 12.9g 43%
Sugars 4.24g 3%
Protein 11.73g 19%
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