How to make Batatyachya Kachrya -

This simple potato dish is made often in most Maharashtrian homes.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Mustard seeds (राई)

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Batatyachya Kachrya checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Black Pepper Beancurd Kelphoolachi Bhaji Safed Aloo Tandoori Gobhi Musallam

Batatyachya Kachrya

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Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Batatyachya Kachrya Recipe

  • Potatoes 6 medium

  • Mustard seeds ½ teaspoon

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds ½ teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander chopped 4 tablespoons


Step 1

Peel the potatoes, quarter lengthwise, and then cut into thin slices.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadai. Add the mustard seeds and as they begin to splutter, add the cumin seeds. As they begin to change colour, add the asafoetida and potatoes and mix well.

Step 3

Add the turmeric powder and chilli powder and mix well. Sprinkle a little water and cover the kadai. Cook on medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, till done.

Step 4

Add the chopped coriander and mix well.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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