Achari Aloo Sabzi Recipe – Potatoes In Spicy Pickle Masala

Here is a lip smacking Achari Aloo Sabzi Recipe that is packed with flavours from a Punjabi Mango Pickle and cooked in an electric pressure cooker. The addition of jaggery lends to a balance of a delicious sweet and spicy taste that makes this dish stand out.  Potatoes (Aloo), Asafoetida (hing), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Dry Red Chillies, Punjabi style mango pickle, Jaggery, Mustard oil, Onion, Garlic, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Red Chilli powder, Garam masala powder, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Salt   4 Potatoes (Aloo) , peeled and diced 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing) 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 2 Dry Red Chillies 4 tablespoons Punjabi style mango pickle 1/2 teaspoon Jaggery 2 teaspoons Mustard oil 1 Onion , chopped 3 cloves Garlic , chopped 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder 2 teaspoons Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped Salt , to taste     15   15     To begin making the Achari Aloo Sabzi Recipe, first step is to prepare all the ingredients. We are going to make this sabzi in a single pot in the electric pressure cooker.Turn the electric pressure cooker on and change the mode to Saute Mode and allow the pressure cooker to preheat for 2 to 3 minutes.Once the pan is preheated, add the oil, cumin seeds, asafoetida, red chillies and allow them to crackle. Add the garlic and onions and saute until the onions soften.Now that the onions are soft, add the dry masalas – red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt. Mix well. Once the raw smell of maslas go away, add the pickle, jaggery and give it a good stir. At this stage, add the potatoes and saute until everything is mixed well. Sprinkle a tablespoon of water into the electric pressure cooker.Cover the electric pressure cooker and change the mode to manual and set the cooking time to 25 minutes.Allow the Achari Aloo Sabzi to cook until the electric pressure cooker gets into the keep warm mode.Once done and the pressure has released, open the pressure cooker, stir in the coriander leaves and give it a stir. Check the taste and adjust accordingly.Serve Achari Aloo Sabzi Recipe along with Phulka, Punjabi Dal Tadka and Kachumber Salad for a simple weeknight dinner or a comforting weekend lunch.