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Batate Kachrya

Batatyachya kachrya
Batate Talasaan with coconut and green chillies is one of my favorite potato recipes, especially when my Mom cooks it.  Today's recipe is a similar potato stir fry which in Marathi is called as Batatyachya Kachrya, shared by a dear friend Kavita.

Ingredients:
Potatoes - 4 medium
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder/Cayenne pepper - 1 tsp
Turmeric/Haldi - 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida/Hing - 1/4 tsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt

How to cook Batate Kachrya:
  • Peel the potato skin and dice the potatoes to thin slices.  To avoid potatoes turning dark, put the slices in water.  I used Russet potatoes.
  • Heat about 2 tbsp oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, asafoetida.
  • After mustard seeds pop, add potato slices and saute till golden brown or till cooked.  Add Cayenne pepper, salt, turmeric and mix well.  You can add a pinch of garam masala as well.
  • Saute for 5 more min and its ready to serve with puri or chapati.

15 comments:

  1. The potatoes look awesome--great color! I LOVE turmeric and try to use it as often as possible. Never heard of Asafoetida/Hing...will have to research it.

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  2. I am a big potato fan ... I make this too .... can eat it anytime :)

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  3. Simple yet tasty recipe. Keep up the good work uma.

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  4. so easy and so quickly done...nice recipe uma, though only few ingredients are used am sure it must have been tasty too...

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  5. Easy to cook for sides to rice n roti.... I like aloo fry for roti.Thanks for sharing!!!!Uma.

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  6. Quick and easy recipe. Sometimes I too prepare potato in this way.

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  7. Love potatoes and love tumeric! I bet it looks a lovely sunshine yellow from the tumeric! mmmm and tastes awesome from te spices. and it's quick and simple too!

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  8. Simple, yet tasty sabji. Even I make this often, very handy recipe.

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  9. Thanks LBTurner, Harman, Preeti, Mini, Kshipra, Sushma, Sathya, Aruna, Vickys, Ms. Chitchat for appreciating such a common easy recipe...
    I like using less ingredients.. weak memory :)

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  10. hey I love batatyachya kachrya..we too make it and I see that you too have achieved the perfect color of the bhaji. an dam sure the taste too..

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  11. Easy to try and tastes very good

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  12. Thanks Krishnaveni for your feedback!

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  13. All time fav, easy and quick fry.

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