II   Mazedaar Aloo (Delicious potatoes)II


  • 500 gms Potatoes, boiled, peeled and cut into big chunks
  • cup plain non-fat yogurt(Dahi), stirred
  • tsp powdered black pepper (Kali Mirch powder)
  • 1 tbsp Sendha namak (rock salt) or to taste
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tsp Dhania (coriander) powder
  • 2-3 Green chillies
  • 1 tsp Ginger, chopped (Optional)
  • 2 tbsp Desi Ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 tsp jeera (cumin seeds)
  • 3-4 cloves (Laung)
  • 2 chotti elaichi (cardamom) seeds
  • 1" piece of Dalchini (Cinnamon)
  • 1 sprig curry patta (curry leaves)
  • 1 tbsp green coriander, finely chopped for garnishing
  • Grind together green chillies and ginger.Powder together sugar, laung, daalchini, choti elaichi seeds.
  • Mix together, potatoes chunks, dahi, dhania powder, kali mirch, green chilli and ginger paste, and the salt.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and add curry patta and jeera. When jeera starts crackling and the potatoes mixture and saute for few minutes.
  • Once it starts leaving oil, remove from the heat and mix well the powdered condiments.
  • Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.