Aloo Bachali Fry

shwetha's picture

Jul. 19, 2013

It is a simple and easy to make potato stir fry, it has a healthy variation to it with the inclusion of Chinese spinach. The combination of these two vegetables work well and the asafoetida gives it a nice subtle taste.


Potato 3 Medium , boiled (cut the boiled potato into small pieces)
Chinese spinach 1 Cup (16 tbs) , chopped finely (bachali kura)
Green chili 1 , chop
Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Chili powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Asafoetida 1 Pinch
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste



1.Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chili and asafoetida.

2.When it splutters, add the Chinese spinach and stir fry for 2 minutes.

3.Add the boiled potatoes, salt, chili powder, turmeric powder and stir fry until properly cooked.


4.Serve it hot with roti or phulka(Indian flatbread).

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 299Calories from Fat 82

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 230 mg9.58%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet