Pahadi Aloo Ke Gutke Recipe
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Aloo ke Gutke Recipe (Stir Fried Potato Pahadi Style)

Aloo ke Gutke is the Pahadi name for stir-fried potato in spices, the word Gutke in local Kumauni dialect means pieces. Learn how to make pahadi style jeera aloo
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Hina Gujral


  • 4 large sized potato
  • 2 – 3 dried red chiles
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp mango powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 3 tbsp mustard oil
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish


  • Wash potatoes and boil them until half way cooked.
  • Turn off the heat, drain the hot water and fill the pan with cold water. Peel the potatoes and cut them into 1 ½” pieces.
  • Heat oil in a skillet until fuming hot, lower the heat and fry the red chilies until brown. Remove from the oil and keep aside.
  • In the same oil add mustard seeds. Once seeds start popping add red chili powder and turmeric powder stir for 1 – 2 seconds.
  • Immediately add potatoes and mix well for to coat the spices.
  • Add coriander powder, salt, mango powder and mix well.
  • Sauté the potatoes for about 5 -7 minutes on med – med low flame until potatoes are evenly roasted.
  • Cover the skillet with a lid and let potato cook over low heat until fully cooked and brown charred marks appear on potato.
  • Turn of the heat, transfer to a serving dish and garnish the potatoes with red chilies and lots of coriander leaves.
  • Serve Aloo ke Gutke hot with Garam Masala Chai.