Achar is the Indian name for pickle; I made this simple dish of Potato with Pickle’s spice. For preserving any pickle we used Fennel, Fenugreek and mustard seeds, I tempered potatoes with all these seeds, Easy and spicy Achari aloo is mouthwatering. Serve this with hot Poories or Parantha.


4 Potatoes, Medium Size, Boiled and cubed

2 tbsp. Mustard Oil

1tsp. Fenugreek Seeds

1tsp. Fennel Seeds

1tsp. Mustard Seeds

1tsp. Coriander Seeds

1tsp. Turmeric

1tsp. Red chili powder

2 tbsp. Coriander powder

1tsp. Dry Mango Powder

5-6 Curry Leaves

2 tbsp. raw Mango, finely cubed

Salt to taste


Heat oil in the fry pan and add fenugreek, fennel seeds, mustard seeds and coriander seeds. Let it light brown then add turmeric, curry leaves and cubed potatoes. Add raw mango cubes and cook it 5-6 minutes. Add salt and remaining spices and mix. Cook till all the spices infuse in the potatoes or potatoes will be crispy. Serve hot with Rice or Bread.



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