Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Chilli Aloo/Chilli Potato

Chilli is chilli, and aloo is potato. Chilli can be categorized into different types and potato, there's various types as well. What about chilli and potato for this Chilli Aloo/Chilli Potato, aka, spicy fried potato? Dried chillies and use the normal potatoes you normally do (Chicken Curry Potato & Aloo Gobi). The cooking technic to Chilli Aloo. Like what? Like the usual stir frying (Brinjal Stir Fry Curried Tamarind Ladies Fingers/Bendi). Chilli Aloo. The potato love for every other potato lover. 

3 medium size potatoes - simmer and cut into bite/chunk sizes (with the skin on)
5 dried red chillies - cut into small pieces 
1 medium size onion - slice thinly
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 small bunch of coriander leaves - slice
2 tbsp oil
Salt for taste

When oil is heated, sauté onion and chillies.
Add the mustard seeds and turmeric powder.
Continue to stir until the seeds starts to pop/splatter.
Put in potatoes and season with salt.
Stir over high heat for a nice crispy outer layer.
Lastly, add the coriander leaves.
Stir and dish out. 


  1. I love potatoes! and spicy too!

  2. mmmmm... yummy. Just so happens I have all these ingredients.

  3. made me crave for potatoes

  4. Thank you so much everyone for the comments, much appreciated.

  5. wah...look sooooooo..delicious...yummy...

  6. Thx Nava..for this Indian dish ..i love it ..

  7. Another must-try recipe from you!

    Btw, I created a link page on my blog and I included yours in it! Let me know if it’s ok with you.

  8. Wow this is a good replacement for the usual baked potatoes.

  9. Thanks everyone for the time in leaving such wonderful comments. Do try and let me know how it turned out to be.

  10. Very yummy these r my fav Nava. .thnx for sharing with us. .
    My recent one :http://www.cosmochics.com/reviews/bourjois-rouge-edition-velvet-lipstick-04-peach-club-review-swatches-lotd/

  11. Potato is such a versatile thing ... lovely

  12. I love potatoe..I can skip this from my diet..lovely recipie..must try


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