Aloo Took

Aloo Took is but Potatoes double fried, soft in the inside and crisp on the outside. They are served with Curry Chawara. The crispiness of the took depends on the kind of Potatoes used. To get good tooks old Potatoes are used.


2 Potatoes,peeled and cut in 2 inch cubes
salt to taste
oil for deep frying

For garnish: As per taste
Red chili powder
Mango powder / amchur powder
Jeera powder
coriander powder (optional)
Salt (optional)


  1. Wash and dry the potatoes well. They should be completely dry.
  2. Deep fry the potatoes on medium heat till the are cooked and tender.
  3. Remove and drain on a tissue paper.
  4. Once they are cool enough to handle, place one potato cube on a flat surface and flatten it with your hand to form a disc. Do not use too much pressure it will break and lose shape.
  5. Repeat the above step for all the potato cubes. ( You can cook them till this step and keep them aside in an airtight container in the fridge fr 24 hours).
  6. Deep fry the disc on high heat till they are golden brown.
  7. Drain them on tissue.
  8. Sprinkle the garnish when still hot and serve immediately.

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Uma said...

Wow, this recipe looks awesome Medhaa! Thanks for introducing a different sindhi recipe. Yummy!

Anonymous said...

Never heard this before. Very nice recipe and easy to make too.

Kalai said...

Wow! What a delicious idea, Medhaa! :)

bha said...

everytime i find a new delectable recipe here...seems i am not much aware bout the Sindhi cuisine.....good now i have you to teach me

Illatharasi said...

New recipe for me... but looks amazing :)

Arundathi said...

ooh finally!! i've been waiting forever for you to post this! love aloo took - thanks medhaa!!

EC said...

wow..looks delicious, new to me too

notyet100 said...

new recipe an dnew name looks delicious,..

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