Recipe: Khattay aloo (sour potatoes)

These tangy and tasty potatoes are a must-try if you like chat-patta food

Huba Akbar August 14, 2014

The classic dish is super easy to prepare and will surely not disappoint you.



•  Boil the potatoes and allow them to cool.

•  Once the potatoes have reached room temperature, peel and chop them into cubes.

•  Heat oil in a pan and fry curry leaves and garlic cloves for about a minute.

•  Add the spices, mustard paste, crushed red chilli and water and cook for about 10 minutes.

•  Add potato cubes, black onion seeds, unripe green mangoes, Kashmiri red chilli and tamarind paste and cook for five minutes.

•  Dish out and serve with a garnish of chopped coriander leaves. Your dish is now ready!

Huba Akbar is currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in Mass Communication and Journalism. In her free time, she likes to write, design clothes and cook.

Published in The Express Tribune, Ms T, August 10th, 2014.


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