Aloo Masala  (potato In Indian Spices) Recipe

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Aloo Masala (Potato in Indian Spices)

Marsha Gardner

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@mrdick1950

A masala is a way to describe a mixture of spices. A masala can either be a combination of dried (and usually dry roasted) spices, or a paste (such as vindaloo masala) made from a mixture of spices and other ingredients—often garlic, ginger, onions and chilli paste. Masalas are used extensively in Indian cuisine to add spice and flavor.


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Serves:

4

Ingredients

2 large
potatoes
1 Tbsp
canola oil
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asafetida (hing)
1/2 tsp
cumin seeds
1/2 tsp
mustard seeds
1/2 tsp
turmeric, ground
1
green chili, finely chopped
1/2 tsp
kosher salt or to taste
1 tsp
lemon juice, fresh
1 Tbsp
fresh cilantro, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil the potatoes until they are soft and let cool.
Peel and chop the potatoes in small pieces.
2
Heat the oil in a frying pan on medium high. Test the heat by adding one cumin seed to the oil. If it cracks right away, the oil is ready.
3
Add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds and asafetida. As the seeds crack, add turmeric, potatoes, green chili, and salt.
Stir-fry for a few minutes.
4
Add lemon juice and cilantro.
The potatoes should be slightly moist and not dry.
Serve hot.
5
Try adding 2 tablespoons of shredded carrots and 1/8 cup of green peas to potato mixture.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Potatoes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy