Lahori Aloo

Lahori Aloo, this luscious preparation of potatoes in an intensely-flavoured gravy is sure to please everybody you serve it to.

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Name your preference and you will find it in this luscious Lahori Aloo. If you like your foods tangy, worry not, there is sufficient tomato pulp to meet your needs. If spices are your friends, then there are enough in the masala, and if richness is what you seek, the use of khus-khus and dry coconut in the masala and milk in the gravy are sure to satisfy your palate. In short, this luscious preparation of potatoes in an intensely-flavoured gravy is sure to please everybody you serve it to.

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Lahori Aloo recipe - How to make Lahori Aloo

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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For The Potatoes
1 1/2 cups boiled and peeled baby potatoes , cut into halves
2 tbsp oil

To Be Ground Into A Paste
8 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
2 tbsp coriander (dhania) seeds
1 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
4 cloves (laung / lavang)
1 tbsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
1 tbsp fennel seeds (saunf)
1 mace (javantri)
1 inch stick cinnamon (dalchini)
6 to 7 black peppercorns (kalimirch)
2 tbsp grated dry coconut (kopra)

Other Ingredients
1 1/4 cups fresh tomato pulp
2 tbsp oil
1/2 cup grated onions
3 bayleaves (tejpatta)
2 tsp ginger-garlic (adrak-lehsun) paste
salt to taste
3/4 cup milk

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For the potatoes

    For the potatoes
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the potatoes and salt, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the onions, bayleaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the ginger-garlic paste, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the prepared paste, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the salt, tomato pulp, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the cooked potatoes and milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

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Nutrient values per serving
Energy288 cal
Protein3.8 g
Carbohydrates22.4 g
Fiber2.7 g
Fat19.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A467.9 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.3 mg
Vitamin C33.8 mg
Folic Acid37.2 mcg
Calcium139.8 mg
Iron1.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium24.8 mg
Potassium331 mg
Zinc0.4 mg

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Lahori Aloo
 on 05 May 16 09:46 AM

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Tarla Dalal    Hi Jotsingh , we are delighted you loved the Lahori Aloo recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
27 Jul 16 10:21 AM
Lahori Aloo
 on 16 Apr 15 11:56 AM

A tangy spicy lahori aloo, super aromatic, flavorful baby potatoes. Best to have withg laccha paratha and hot steamed rice.
Lahori Aloo
 on 11 Jan 13 03:52 PM

Potatoes in a spicy red gravy best describes this subzi. Also a quick recipe which has minimal cooking time than most traditional Indian subzis.