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Ingredients :

Alu Fry
Alu Fry

  1. 3 potato (finely washed, peeled and diced into cubes)
  2. 1 onion finely chopped
  3. 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  4. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  5. 1/4 coriander powder
  6. 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  7. 1/2 tsp lemon juice / dry mango powder
  8. 1/2 tsp mustard seed
  9. 1/2 cumin seeds
  10. curry leaves
  11. 2-3 red chili
  12. 1pinch hing
  13. salt as per taste
  14. 2tsp oil
  1. Heat oil on a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, dry red chillies, curry leaves and hing.
  2. When mustard seeds start to pop and splutter, add finely chopped onions and fry for 2-3 minutes on medium flame.
  3. Next, add ginger-garlic paste and fry for 2 minutes till the raw smell disappears and onions turn light brown in color.
  4. Mix in diced potatoes and give it a good stir for a minute or two.
  5. Add all the spices listed above one by one along with salt to taste and mix them well to coat every potato piece. If using lime/lemon juices save it till the end.
  6. Sprinkle little water and cover the wok and cook for 5-8 minutes. Give it a good stir in between to save the potatoes from sticking to the bottom of the vessel.
  7. Sprinkle little more water if needed and cook for another 3-5 minutes till the potatoes are cooked thoroughly.
  8. Add lime/lemon juice and switch off the gas.
  9. Serve it hot with any meal.


Instead of frying potato you can use boiled potato.