• Sheetal Jandial

Tadka Aloo

Updated: Jun 30


(Tempered Potatoes)


This recipe of tadka aloo is an ideal meal for when you're fasting. A simple tadka of jeera and curry leaves adds subtle flavours to the potatoes and is not heavy on the palate.


Serves 1

Time taken: 10 minutes


Ingredients to make Tadka Aloo


2 boiled potatoes, roughly chopped

2 tsp ghee

½ tsp cumin seeds / jeera

6 - 8 curry leaves

1 green chilli, finely chopped (or to taste)

½ inch piece of ginger, grated

Salt to taste

½ cup roasted salted peanuts, coarsely ground


Method of making Tadka Aloo


Heat ghee in a pan on medium flame, add cumin seeds and curry leaves. Once these splutter, add ginger and green chillies. Allow the aromatics to release flavour, add chopped potatoes and salt to taste, mix well. Add coarsely ground peanuts and give it a good mix.


Serve tadka aloo hot with plain yoghurt, cucumber raita with tadka, kuttu atta roti, lauki ka thalipeeth…


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