Banarasi rass wale aloo

Banarasi rass wale aloo

Spicy boiled potato curry popular in Varanasi

Ingredients

  • 4 potatoes, boiled, peeled and roughly diced
  • Salt – to taste
  • Chopped Fresh Coriander leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds / Banarasi Rai
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fennel Seeds roasted
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida / hing
  • 1 teaspoon amchur
  • 1 teaspoon pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons Mustard Oil

Instructions

  1. Mix all powder spices with grated ginger and 2 tbsp of water to make paste.
  2. Heat oil. Splutter mustard seeds and hing.
  3. Add fennel seeds and spice paste. Roast till oil starts separating.
  4. Add potatoes. Stir till spices are uniformly coated.
  5. Adjust consistency with water. Adjust taste with salt.
  6. Simmer till desired consistency is achieved.
  7. Garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves. Serve Banarasi raswale aaloo with pori / kachori and curd.

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