Minty Aloo

Who does not love potatoes??? We all love to eat them regularly. It is part of our staple diet. So, I guess it is important for us to keep innovating it. Hence, here I am, with this lip-smacking potato recipe.


  • 1 Kg Small Potatoes (Thoroughly Washed, Skin On)
  • 1 Tsp Jeera
  • 1 Tbsp Dhaniya Seeds
  • 1/2 Inch Cinnamon
  • 1 Big Elaichi
  • 4-5 Small Elaichi
  • 6-8 Cloves
  • 1 Flower Mace
  • 1-2 Dry Chilies (As Per Taste)
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • Salt To Taste
  • 3/4th Cup Mint Leaves
  • 2 Tsp Haldi Powder
  • Oil For Cooking


Prep: 20 minute
Cooking: 40 minutes

  1. Dry roast the spices, let them cool, blend along with mint leaves, haldi, salt, add a little water to make into a fine paste.
  2. Pierce the potatoes well, and soak them in salted water for 20 mins.
  3. In a heavy bottomed pan, heat oil.
  4. Add the strained potatoes, mix till they are covered in oil, cover and cook for 5 mins.
  5. Add the spice paste, mix thoroughly, cover and cook for another 30 mins or till the potatoes are done.
  6. One cooked, increase the flame to the highest mark, cook the potatoes for another 5 mins, stirring 2-3 times, you will see that the potatoes start turning red. Turn off heat. And it is ready to eat.