Friday, 18 January 2013

Nepali Alu Tareko

Nepali Alu Tareko

6-7 Medium Potatoes ( Cut like French fries )
Mustard Oil 200 Ml
1/2 Teaspoon Ajwain Seeds.
1/5Th Teaspoon Methi dana.
4-5 Dried Red Chilies.

Make a paste using 1/3d cup water :
1 Teaspoon Ginger Paste.
1 Teaspoon Garlic Paste .
1 Tablespoon Dhania Powder salt
1 /2 to 1 Teaspoon Chili Powder
Pinch Of Timur powder ( optional )

Smoke the oil , add methi seeds ajwain and dried red chilies . When they crackle add potatoes haldi and salt . Cook over high heat to lightly brown , then reduce heat and continue to cook uncovered , minimum handling to avoid breaking.

When the potatoes are 75 % done remove the potatoes from the wok, and keep minimum oil , add the paste in the wok and fry till oil separates . Reintroduce potatoes into the masala and cook till crispy and done . Absolutely delicious !

Sikandalous Cuisine


  1. Atul bhai, I tried in on Saturday.. was a nice and easy to cook recipe. thanks

  2. Hey Avijeet , thanks for the feedback . Yes these alus are delicious and so esy to make .Always cook with a song in your heart!