How to make Moongphaliwale Aloo - Potatoes cooked with peanuts.

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Peanuts (मूंगफली)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Moongphaliwale Aloo

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!


For more recipes related to Moongphaliwale Aloo checkout Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo, Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Kadai Paneer, Bhendi Masala, Five Spice Tofu, Mixed Vegetables In Coconut Kadhi.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Moongphaliwale Aloo Recipe

  • Potatoes 4 large

  • Peanuts 1/4 cup

  • Green chillies 3

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Wash and boil potatoes in sufficient water till done. Cool, peel and cut into half inch sized cubes.

Step 2

Dry roast peanuts with skin.

Step 3

Allow to cool, remove skin and crush.Remove stem and wash green chilli.Peel, wash and roughly chop ginger.

Step 4

Combine green chillies and ginger and grind to a coarse paste.

Step 5

Clean, wash and finely chop coriander leaves.

Step 6

Heat ghee in a kadai, add cumin seeds.

Step 7

When they change colour add the green chilli-ginger paste and fry for a minute.

Step 8

Reduce heat, add potatoes, crushed peanuts, sugar and salt and mix well.

Step 9

Sprinkle two tablespoons of water, cover and cook on low heat for two minutes.

Step 10

Stir in the lemon juice, mix well and serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.