Thursday, December 3, 2009

Aloo Fry(Spicy Potatoes)

It is one of my favourite and easy to make potato recipe.The spices and crispiness of the potatoes are the soul of this recipe.You can have it like a snack or as a side dish.It goes very well with any kind of meal.

Potatoes(boiled) 4 Medium
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Corinder seeds(crushed) 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida 1 pinch
Coriander pw 1/2 tsp
Cumin pw 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala 1/4 tsp
Red Chili pw 1/2 tsp
Dry mango pw(Amchoor) 1/2 tsp
Green coriander leaves
Oil 3 tbsp

1. Peel and slice potatoes.
2. Heat oil in a pan and add in it cumin seeds and asafoetida.Let the seeds crackle.
3. Now add all the spices,salt and fry them for a few seconds.
4. Add the potatoes and gently toss them in the spices so that the potatoes will be covered by the spices.
5. Fry for 5-10 minutes till the potatoes are crispy.Garnish with chopped green coriander.
6. Serve hot as a snack or as a side dish.


  1. The alu fry looks yum and delicious with a nice click.

  2. Simply delicious..perfect with rice or roti.

  3. Hi Deepti, I always make this version on lazy days to go with daal and rice.

  4. Lovely Aloo fry,goes well with sambhar & curd rice