Tandoori Aloo

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Recipe by bragz

Baby potatoes tossed with a spicy mixture to make a great cocktail snack. I got this one from one of my old cookbooks and made this to celebrate the end of my board exams.Trust me.....it was worth the celebration.

Top Review by Charishma_Ramchanda

This is a very unique and nice potato side dish. We all enjoyed it immensely. I did make a few changes though. I used 1 tbsp. of low-fat yogurt as a substitute for cream. Also, I toned down the spiciness by using just 2 red chillies instead of 4. I used about 1 1/2 tsps. of salt. I love dried kasoori methi and I used 2 tsps. of the same(crumbled it between my palms before adding it to bring out its full flavour). Also, I think that when we add freshly powdered spices(masalas), the dish at the end tastes much better. Keeping that in mind, I used freshly powdered cumin and corriander seeds. I did add 1/4 cup water as well in step 6. Also, in step 6, I microwaved on HIGH for 6 minutes. I served these hot with rotis and yogurt, and oh, how they ate! This will also make a good filling for dosa. Just make it as above and incorporating the changes I made and then mash the mixture and stuff inside a dosa(crepe).( This will make a unique and tasty masala dosa!). Thanks a tonne for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash the potatoes thoroughly,pierce them with a fork and place them all around the microwave turntable.
  2. Place a glass of water in the centre to prevent the potatoes from getting wrinkled.
  3. Microwave on HIGH for 5 to 6 minutes until potatoes are soft.
  4. Heat oil in a glass bowl for about 1 minute,add the prepared paste and salt and mix well.
  5. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
  6. Add the potatoes, cream, kasuri methi and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
  7. Serve hot.

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