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Khatai Aloo

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Khattai Alu is a temptation in potato ! Friends if you thought potato tastes incredible only as fries, try this new deliciously sour incarnation of potato! You'll surely fall for it ! Do try this Khatti Alu with rice or Indian Breads and let me know if you share this passion with me !
  Floury potatoes 1 Pound
  Tamarind pulp 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Ghee/Oil 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Black mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne powder/Ground chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh green chilies 2 , seeded and thinly sliced
  Desiccated coconut powder 2 Tablespoon

Peel and chop potatoes to equal square pieces.
Soak tamarind in hot water for 5 minutes.
Squeeze and take out all the juice.
Strain the juice through a filter.
Add brown sugar in the liquid.
Heat oil and saute the mustard seeds till they pop.
Add and fry turmeric, cayenne or chilli, coriander and cumin powders for about 1 minute on low heat.
Add and toss the potatoes for about a minute.
Season with salt and add 1/4 cup water, cover the pan and cook for about 15 minutes on a low flame.
Put in the tamarind juice, sliced chillies and coconut and stir.
Now cover the potatoes and cook for about 10-15 minutes.

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Khatai Aloo Recipe