Friday, 17 February 2012
Nepalese potato salad (Aloo Acchar)
Spicy warm potato salad that has a delicious spicy smokey flavour .
10 baby new potatoes
1.5 tablespoons sesame seeds
2-3 green chillies finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
Juice of half a lemon
2 tablespoons sunflower oil
1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
1 tablespoon fresh chopped coriander leaves
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1. Steam the potatoes in their jackets till tender(removing skin is optionall).Cut them into into halves.
2. Place the sesame seeds in a dry pan and roast the till they look well roasted and crisp.
3.Remove the pan from the heat and let the sesame seeds cool.
4.Transfer the sesame seeds to a coffee grinder and grind to a fine powder.
5. Heat the oil and toss the potatoes in it, add the ground sesame seeds,salt, chillies, chilli powder, turmeric powder, lemon juice and onion toss together so that all the potatoes are coated in the spice mixture.
6.Tranfer to a serving dish and garnish with coriander leaves .
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