Potato Curry

Aalo curry is commonly prepared during Indian festivals and is served with Puri and Halwa. It is a potato based based curry prepared by cooking boiled potatoes with Indian spices.


Boiled potatoes- 8 medium size
Mashed potato- 1
Green chilli -1
Ginger – 1 inch
Coriander leaves – 5 sticks

For Seasoning
Oil – 2tbs
Cumin seed- 1 tsp
Mustard seed – 1/2 tsp
Bay leaf – 1
Dry red chilli – 1

Salt -1 1/2
Coriander powder – 1tsp
Cumin powder – 1 tsp
Haldi powder- 1tsp
Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder- 1/2 tsp
Garam masala – 1/4 tsp


1 Add oil to a pan and heat it . Add seasoning and allow to crackle.

2 Add mashed potato and fry for 2 minutes on medium high flame.

3  Grind chopped tomato , ginger and green chilli and make fine paste. Add fine paste fry it for 3 minutes and add salt and spices.

4. Cook it for 10 minutes or oils begin to separate.

5 Add chopped potatoes and cook it for another 10 mins on low flame.

6 Add 1 cup water or just enough to make gravy. Cover it and cook for 5 mins and garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve potato curry with puri

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