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Luci and Aloo r chorchoree

March 20, 2013

Well, if it sounds Greek then it isn’t. ๐Ÿ˜€ It is a purely Bengali dish. It isn’t even considered a dish actually, just a breakfast snack.

Luci & aloo r chorchoree

Luci & aloo r chorchoree

Luci is the Hindi equivalent of puri and “aloo r chorchoree” is a sabzee of aloo (potato curry).

lets start by making the potato curry. This is one of the simplest, easiest and healthiest preparations of potato and it tastes really good too.

Ingredients for Aloo r chorchoree / potato curry-

Potatoes- 3 large ones

Mustard oil- 1 tbsp

Nigella seeds/kalonji- 1 tsp

Green chillies- 4-5 (adjust according to taste)

Salt – 1/3rd tsp (adjust according to taste)

Water- 4 cups

Method of preparation

Preparation of aloo r chorchoree

Preparation of aloo r chorchoree

Skin and wash the potatoes well. Cut them into thin long slices (almost like french fries).

Take water in a pan, add the potatoes, salt, green chillies (cut in two or three), nigella seeds and stir. Add mustard oil and stir well.

Put a lid on the pan and let it simmer for another 10-15 minutes. Stir in between.

Aloor chorchoree

Aloor chorchoree

Take off from the flame when the potatoes becomes soft and the water evaporates. Serve with luci ๐Ÿ™‚

(Oh how to make a luci…well another post for that one!ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

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