RAINY SEASON SPECIAL RECIPE

RAINY SEASON SPECIAL RECIPE
Kanda Bhaji

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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Chatpata Aloo

Chatpata Aloo
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp mint leaves
  • ½ inch ginger, chopped  
  • 3 to 4 medium garlic cloves
  • 1 or 2 green chilies
  • 1 tbsp water for grinding
  • 8-10 small boiled potatoes
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • a pinch of turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder
  • a pinch of asafetida
  • ½ tsp chaat masala powder  
  • ½ tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves for garnish
  • salt to tatse

Method:


  1. Take coriander leaves, mint leaves, ginger, garlic cloves, and green chilies.
  2. Add water and grind to a smooth fine consistency. Keep it aside.

3. When the potatoes become warm, peel and keep them aside.
4. In small pan heat oil. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
5. Then add the potatoes.  Stir and saute for about two minutes on a low flame.
6. Then add sesame seeds. Saute for a minute.
7. Now add red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and a pinch of asafetida.
8. Mix the spices very well with the rest of the ingredients.
9. Add the above grind mixture. Mix well.
10. Add salt as per taste.
11. Add chaat masala and lemon juice. Mix Well.

12. Add fresh grated coconut. Mix well
13. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot starter.