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Aloo Ko Achar (Potato Salad)

Cuisine: Indian
Type: Vegetables
Courses: Vegetarian
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/3 lbs 605g / 21ozPotatoes - small if possible
4   Jalapeno peppers - seeded and sliced into long strips
1   Lime - juice of
  Salt to taste
1/4 cup 27g / 1ozSesame seeds - roasted, ground, optional
1 teaspoon 5mlTurmeric powder
1 teaspoon 5mlCumin seeds
2   Chiles - whole, dried, to 3
3 teaspoons 15mlCorn oil - or mustard oil - mustard gives best flavor
1/2 cup 118mlWater
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozCoriander - fresh, chopped

Recipe Instructions

Boil potatoes in jackets. When done, peel and cut into small pieces.

In a suitable bowl, combine potatoes, turmeric, salt, ground sesame seeds, lime juice, half of the green coriander and water and mix thoroughly. 

In a small pan heat mustard oil until hot; add cumin seeds and red chiles. Fry them until brown and then add jalapeno pepper. Let it cook a minute or so. Pour it over potatoes in the bowl and mix them thoroughly; garnish with remaining green coriander leaves.

Bhadrika Sharma, Bramalea, Ontario in "Ethnic Eating: The Canadian Scene Cookbook"


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