Aloo Chokha

Healthy, non-fat side-dish goes great with rice, roti, or khichri.
Super easy

Aloo Chokha
Preparation time
Cooking time


For 4 Person(s)


  • 0.5 pound(s) potatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 3 garlic
  • 0.5 teaspoon(s) cumin powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon(s) coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) amchur (mango powder)
  • 3 tablespoon(s) chopped cilantro
  • 4 green chilies
  • 1 tablespoon(s) coriander seeds
  • 2 dried, red chilies
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cooking oil
  • 0.75 cup(s) water
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt, or as per taste

Aloo Chokha Directions

  1. Cut the potatoes in 1" pieces. Cut the onion thin length wise. Mince the garlic.
  2. Put oil in a karahi (skillet or bowl). Put the dried red chili, coriander seeds in the oil and let it splutter.
  3. Put the onions in the karahi and fry till red. Put the green chili and the garlic.
  4. When the onions turn red put the potato and fry for 3-4 minutes.
  5. One by one put salt, jeera-dhaniya powder and 3/4 cup of water. Cover it with lid and simmer. Cook the potatoes until they are soft. Chokha does not have curry so no water should be there.
  6. Put the amchur powder and mix it with the potatoes.
  7. Take the chokha out in a bowl. Garnish with cilantro.