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Alu Tareko

Nepali Style Potato Fries

Nepali love fried potatoes. It is easy to make, and kids easily eat lunch or dinner with this dish at side.  It is easy and quick dish to prepare.

Aalu Tareko


Bowl to serve

  • Potatoes -4 to 5 
  • Vegetable oil- 2 table spoon 
  • Red chili whole- 2
  • Asafetida -a pinch
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tea spoon
  • Turmeric powder - ½ tea spoon
  • Salt to taste


Turn off the stove and heat the pan 

Add oil in the pan 

When the oil is hot add cumin seed and asafetida

Add red chili

Add potatoes 

Now add salt and turmeric stir it well

Let it cook for about 10 minutes in medium heat

Stirring it only once or twice

Let it cook for about 5 minutes more 

Check if the potato is well cooked or not if it is good enough take it out of the stove

Serve it with rice, roti or chiura.