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Achari Aloo (Potatoes Curry)

Achari Potatoes is an unique recipe, which consists of potatoes wrapped in tangy seasonings to give your tastebuds the ride of their life from eating these potatoes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Keyword: achari, ACHARI ALOO, ACHARI POTATOES, potatoes
Servings: 4
Author: Sarah Mirza


  • cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 4 potatoes cut in full moon thinly
  • salt as needed
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp coriander powder
  • a pinch garam masala
  • 1 ¼ tsp amchur powder
  • 4 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp nigella seeds kalonji
  • ¼ tsp funnel seeds
  • ½ tsp coriander seeds crushed
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 green cardamom pods
  • cilantro for garnish
  • serrano pepper for garnish


  • In a medium size pot, on medium heat, heat the oil.
  • Add in cumin seeds, nigella seeds, funnel seeds, coriander seeds, cloves, green cardamoms, and mix well for 30 seconds.
  • Add ¼ water cup of water (to avoid burning of the spices)
  • Next add the potatoes and mix well for 2 minutes.
  • Add in ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, crushed red pepper, coriander powder, amchur powder, garam masala, fresh lemon juice, turmeric, salt, and mix well for 1 minutes.
  • Add rest of the water and mix well for 30 seconds.
  • Cover the pot, and leave it for 20-25 min on medium to low heat be sure to check occasionally if the water dries too quickly then add few tbsp of more water and mix well.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serrano pepper.
  • Serve with fresh chapati.