Khuskhus Aloo Recipe

Khuskhus Aloo Recipe
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Potato is a versatile vegetable and it is prepared in a variety of manner in the Indian cuisine. Khuskhus Aloo is a vegetarian dish where potatoes are cooked with a mélange of spices like khus khus or poppy seeds, chilies and turmeric. The dish can be garnished with coriander before serving and can be relished with steamed rice.
Khuskhus Aloo Recipe
Rating 8.7 / 10 (3 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 6 Potatoes (peeled, cubed)
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tbsp Khuskhus (roasted)
  • 3 Green Chilies
  • 3 Dry Red Chilies
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • Salt to Taste
  • 3 tbsp Oil
How to make Khuskhus Aloo:
  • Grind the roasted khuskhsu along with green chillies and a few tbsps of water to make very fine paste.
  • Heat half of the oil in a pan for 2 minute, or until hot.
  • Shallow fry the potatoes in batches on medium heat until they turn light brown. Collect the fried potatoes in a bowl.
  • Heat the remaining oil in the same pan. Add dry red chillies and turmeric powder to it.
  • Now add khuskhus paste and fry again on low heat up for 5 minutes, or till the oil leaves the sides of the pan.
  • Put fried potatoes, water and salt in this paste and mix well. Cover and let the sabzi cook over low flame for 15 minutes, or till the potatoes get soft.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Khuskhus Aloo is ready to serve.