Aloo tuk is a popular sindhi snack of crispy, fried and spiced potato slices.
3 to 4
red chilly powder
(lal mirch powder)
cumin seeds powder
dry mango powder
rock salt or black salt
or regular salt
oil for frying potatoes
preparation to make aloo tuk
Peel 4 medium sized potatoes.
Then rinse the potatoes in running water and wipe them dry with a kitchen napkin.
Now you can cut the aloo in slightly thick rounds or cut it vertically into wedges.
making aloo tuk
Now rub some salt on the chopped potato slices. if making aloo tuk for religious fast or vrat, then add rock salt (sendha namak) instead of regular salt.
Toss them well and deep fry them in hot oil, till they are slightly cooked and tender (or half cooked).
Remove them from oil. Slightly flatten them with a the back of a ladle or spoon.
Now again fry them in hot oil till they are crisp and golden brown.
Remove them on a clean tissue paper so that the extra oil gets absorbed.
Place the fried potato slices in a bowl. Add them when they are still hot.
Add all the spice powders mentioned above on the fried potato slices.
You can increase or decrease the quantity of the spice powders as per your taste. mix well.
Aloo tuk goes as a good accompaniment or side dish with dal-rice combo or curd curry-rice combo.
Serve aloo tuk hot with mint chutney or tomato sauce. You could also have it plain.
If making aloo tuk for religious fast or vrat, then add rock salt (sendha namak) instead of regular salt.
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