Sunday, January 18, 2015

Aloo Kakra ko Achar (Spicy Potato Cucumber Salad) Recipe!!

A while back I had posted a picture of Aloo-Kakra Achar on instagram. Some of you had requested the recipe. Now that I am almost done moving into a new place and kinda settled, i thought about making this achar for you guys :) Also, I make this achar often and love the authentic taste. This used to be a must have in festive/occasions back home and is super easy to prepare. Here you go guys treat yourself with this amazing Aloo Kakra ko Achar :x
Yum Yum Yum :)

Prep time: 10min(s) Cook time: 5min(s) Total time: 15min(s)

Things you will need:
  • Potato (1 large, boiled/microwaved and cut it in cube sizes)
  • Onion (1 small, finely sliced)
  • Green chilies (2-3, finely chopped)
  • Cucumber (1 thinly diced)
  • Sesame seeds (1/2 cup)
  • Red chili powder ( 1 table spoon)
  • Cumin-Coriander powder (1/2 table spoon)
  • Turmeric powder (2 tea spoons)
  • Salt (according to your taste)
  • Fenugreek seeds (1 tea spoon)
  • Oil (4-5, table spoons)
  • Lime juice (2-3 table spoons)
  • Water (1/2 cup)
  1. On a large bowl place the vegetables and add all of the above mentioned spices except oil, water, fenugreek and sesame. 
  2. Roast sesame seeds until golden brown and ground it until it becomes powder like consistency.
  3. Add ground sesame on top of everything.
  4. Heat oil and fry fenugreek seeds until brownish black and pour it over the vegetables and spices. 
  5. Add lime juice and give everything a good mix. Also add water and mix to give achar  good texture .
  6. Garnish with cilantro and have fun :-D Also, click here for yummy mixed vegetables achar :)