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Tandoori Aloo (Gluten Free Oven Roasted Potatoes)
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TANDOORI POTATOES (TANDOORI ALOO / OVEN ROASTED POTATOES)

This is a mouth watering, spicy and flavorful Indian appetizer or snack recipe prepared using potatoes and aromatic spices.
Course Appetizer, Snack, Starter
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Aloo, Baked Potatoes, Barbecue, BBQ Recipes, Crispy Potatoes, Indian Recipes, Indian sides, Indian Snacks, Oven Roasted, Potatoes Side dish, Spicy Side dish, Tandoori, Veggie Grill
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Kushi

Ingredients

  • 5 Potatoes
  • cup Yogurt
  • 2 to 3 Green chilies or jalapenos finely chopped (adjust to taste)
  • 4 Garlic cloves minced
  • 1 inch Ginger grated
  • 1 teaspoon Red chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dried mint leaves
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon Chat Masala or Amchur Powder (or 1 teaspoon Lemon juice)
  • 2 teaspoon Tandoori Masala powder
  • ½ Onion chopped lengthwise
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ cup Chickpea flour
  • Vegetable oil, to drizzle while cooking

Instructions

Step I

  • Peel the skin of potatoes and cut them into cubes. Wash them and microwave for 5 minutes. You can even boil them till its partially cooked.

Step II

  • In a pan add ¼ cup of chickpea flour and saute till the raw smell goes off.

Step III

  • In bowl, add all the ingredients mentioned in the list except the onion and vegetable oil and mix well. Add the boiled potatoes to it and mix again so that the potatoes are coated well in the masala. You can bake this immediately or keep this aside for 30 minutes or refrigerate overnight and bake the next day.

Step IV

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degree F.
  • In a baking tray grease oil and spread some onion that is chopped. Place the marinated potatoes, remaining onions and drizzle oil and bake for about 20 to 25 minutes or until its done.
  • You can drizzle oil again if required in another 10 minutes and flip the potatoes. (This step is optional)
  • Tandoori Potatoes are now ready. Serve hot with your favorite chutney, tomato ketchup and enjoy. You can also squeeze in some lemon juice just before serving.

Notes

  • For more enhance flavors marinate and keep it overnight and bake the next day.
  • I have used Tandoori chicken masala from Everest. Use any tandoori masala powder of your chocie.
  • You can bake it for about 10 to 12 minutes in OTG or till its done.
  • I have used russet potatoes. The potatoes that you get here in USA really works the best. You can even use baby potatoes in this recipe.
  • Vary the spices as per your taste.