Aloo Ke Gutke

Aloo ke Gutke is a famous dish in both Garhwal and Kumaon regions of Uttarakhand. This dish is also used as snack, side dish with Rice and Dal and even for lunch box with Poori and Chappatis.

It is a traditional dish which requires simple ingredients like mustard oill, basic spices and boiled potatoes only. It is very quick to make thus quite popular across the masses.  Aloo ke Gutke is a vegetarian and complete vegan dish.

In Garhwal: Aloo ke Gutke is made with Jakhya (a local spice, which is very soothing and have a nutty flavour)
In Kumaon: Aloo ke Gutke is make with Cumin Seeds (Jeera)

Lets learn how to make the perfect Aloo ke Gutke.

Ingredients for Aloo ke Gutke

  1. Potato - 1Kg
  2. Cumin powder - ½ Tea Spoon
  3. Tumeric powder - 1 Tea Spoon
  4. Coriander powder - 2 Tea Spoon
  5. Red Chilli powder - 1 Tea Spoon
  6. Whole Red Chillies - 5 gms
  7. Green Coriander - 2 Bunches
  8. Oil - 50 gms
  9. Salt to taste


  1. Boil and peel the potatoes
  2. Cut the potatoes into small pieces
  3. Fry whole Red Chillies. (Keep it aside)
  4. Fry cumin seeds till it crakes then add tumeric powder
  5. Add boil potatoes pieces with Coriander powder and Salt.
  6. Cook on slow fire
  7. Garnish with chopped green Coriander and fried chillies

Aalo ke Gutke with Poori is a perfect combination as a packed lunch in case you are travelling!

Posted by: eUttaranchal/ Bhupendra Kunwar
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Aloo Ke Gutke
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