Aalo Achar

Aalu Achar is a Nepali dish prepared with potatoes, sesame seed and other ingredients. People eat this as a delicacy for snacks. This is well-known among the Newari people in Nepal.

Special thanks to Anita for sharing this delicious recipe with us.


Boiled  peeled potato 1/2 kg

Salt as per your taste

Turmeric 1/2 tsp

Oil 1 tbs

Roasted Sesame seed 50gm

Green chilli 2

Fenugreek seed 1/2tsp

Chopped Coriander leaves 5 sticks

Lemon 1/2

Chilli powder 1/2 tsp (optional)


1. Cut potatoes into pieces (1 inch ) put aside in a big bowl. Grind sesame seed and make fine powder

2. Take a small pan , put oil and let it warm. Add fenugreek seed , let it crackle. Add chilli and turmeric powder.
3. Leave it for 10 seconds and  mix it with potatoes . Mix grinded sesame seed and lemon with potatoes, and add two tsp water . Mix it properly and garnish with coriander leaves.

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