Red Hot & Spicy Potato Pickles

Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 15:54 [IST]
 
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Potatoes are the best choices to make if you are a beginner in cooking. They taste best if added to curries, gravies, salads or pickles. Blend well with any vegetable or masala. Today, we present a summer special recipe that isn't a curry or gravy but pickles. Yes, potatoes are better tasting when pickled than the usual mangoes, tomatoes or lemon. Take a look for the recipe.

Spicy Potato Pickles Recipe

Red Hot & Spicy Potato Pickles

Ingredients:

  1. ' kg potatoes (small)
  2. 25-30 red chillies (roasted dry)
  3. 1 tsp coriander seeds
  4. 2 tsp fenugreek seeds
  5. A ball of tamarind
  6. 3 tsp mustard seeds
  7. Pinch of asafoetida
  8. Salt to taste
  9. Oil for frying

Preparing Potato Pickles:
1. Peel and cut the potatoes into small pieces. Roll it over salt. Keep aside.
2. Roast fenugreek, coriander, tamarind and mustard seeds (roast dry)
3. Grind it into fine powder/paste.
4. Fry the salty potatoes in oil till golden brown.
5. In a pan, add 4-5 tsps oil, asafoetida, ground paste and salt (if needed).
6. Add the fried potatoes to the pan and stir for a few minutes.
7. Turn off the stove and the pickles are ready.

Enjoy the side dish with chapathis and dosa (pancakes).

Story first published:  Thursday, February 23, 2012, 15:26 [IST]
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