How to make Potatoes In Spicy Tamarind Sauce -

An ideal accompaniment – potatoes cooked in piquant tamarind sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Dried red chillies

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Potatoes In Spicy Tamarind Sauce

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Potatoes In Spicy Tamarind Sauce Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled 25-30 small

  • Dried red chillies 3-4

  • Crushed red chillies 1/4 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/4 teaspoon

  • Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Ginger minced 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic minced 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fennel seed (saunf) powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Chop red chillies and remove seeds. Heat oil in a non sick pan. Thickly slice onions.

Step 2

Add red chillies and onions to the pan and saute for 2 minutes. Add ginger and garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add turmeric powder, crushed red chillies and fennel powder and mix. Continue to saute for 1 minute more.

Step 3

Add sweet and sour sauce and mix. Add tamarind pulp and mix. Add potatoes, crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Add 2 tbsps water and mix till all the potatoes are well coated. Add salt and mix well. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.