Potato curry recipe | Aloo curry recipe | How to make potato curry

Potato curry is one of the fastest indian curry recipe where potatoes cooked in tomato onion base, aromatic spices and fresh herbs. This is a simple but very easy potato curry recipe don’t take much effort when you are in hurry to prepare vegetarian curry dish for your family.If you want to try this aloo curry recipe for your busy schedule follow below step by step instructions on how to make potato curry recipe?potato curry recipe , aloo curry recipeAre you tired to cook heavy meal for your family? then don’t worry just give a try of this aromatic potato curry recipe which not only tastes very good but also very easy to cook at home.

Though in india you can see different variation of potato curry either it is cooked with various veggies , eggs or only with potatoes.

In spite of all the variation of aloo curry this is very simple potato curry recipe which almost goes well in every dish.

 

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What is potato curry?

Potato curry recipe is a tasty indian curry dish where ” Potato ”  means   ” Aloo “, similarly “ Curry ” means ” indian gravy ” .

That means potatoes cooked in aromatic tomato onion gravy.

Though you can cook two most popular aloo mutter recipes first one is gravy version known as aloo matar gravy and second one is a dry version of aloo matar recipe known as all aloo matar sabji.

 

 
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What to serve with aloo curry recipe?

Serve this potato curry hot with Indian breads like roti, paratha, poori it also goes well with steamed white rice like basmati rice , jeera rice.

 

Tips to make best potato curry recipe

 

  • Potatoes : This aloo curry recipe can be made from any type of potatoes including yukon gold (yellow potatoes ) , red skinned potatoes, baby potatoes, and russet potatoes.If you have very old potatoes just precook them till al-dente.

 

  • Choice of tomatoes : Always try to choose fresh large size red ripe one, chop and de seed them before using.If you don’t access fresh one you can use canned tomatoes.

 

  • Spices : Right amount of spices plays critical role in your potato curry recipe try to use right amount of spices which mentioned in the recipe, overdoing it may alter the flavor.

 

  • Aromatic flavor : Don’t forget to use bay leaf , garam masala powder , kasuri methi and a handful of coriander leaves at the end of making potato curry.

 

 

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How to make potato curry?

Here, the complete recipe of potato curry preparation classified into three simple categories first one is preparing masala paste for aloo curry recipe,

second one is cooking potato curry recipe.

so, let’s make it now.

 

Masala paste for aloo curry recipe

 

1. At first,for making tasty masala paste for aloo curry recipe heat 2 tablespoon of oil in a pan and spread it evenly.

heat oil in a pan and spread it

 

2. Now sprinkle 1 teaspoon cumin seed , 4 clove and 1 bay leaf.

add cumin seed, dried red chili , bay leaf, cinnamon , clove

 

3. Next saute them in medium flame till they began splutter.

saute whole spices in medium flame

 

4. After that add 2 large size chopped onions in pan then saute the onions in medium to low flame till slightly golden brown and translucent it takes approximately 5 to 6 min in medium flame.

add chopped onions and saute them till golden brown

 

5. Next add 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste and 2 to 3 chopped green chilies saute them for 1 min till the raw smell disappear.

pour ginger garlic paste and chopped green chili

 

6. Now make puree of 2 large tomatoes or you can use chopped tomatoes and add it now then cover and cook the tomatoes properly for 8 to 10 min till raw smell of tomatoes goes way completely and becomes soft and mushy.

pour tomato puree and cook till raw smell disappear

 

 

7. At this stage sprinkle 1 teaspoon kashmiri red chili powder , 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder , 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder , 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder and pinch of salt.

sprinkle kashmiri red chili powder, turmeric, coriander powder, salt. garam masala powder

 

 

8. If you are worry masalas may burn you can add dash of water and cook this aromatic masala paste for further 5 to 6 min in medium to low flame until mixture gets thicken becomes smooth and oil starts releasing from gravy.

cook this tomato onion mixture till oil release side of the pan

 

 

Cooking potato curry recipe

 

1. Now for making this tasty but super easy potato curry recipe cut 4 medium size potatoes into quarter shape or you can use 8 baby potatoes and add in that mixture.

add potato

 

2. Sprinkle some salt in it and saute this potatoes in this mixture for another 4 to 5 min in medium flame.

saute the potatoes in this spicy masala

 

3. Next pour 500 ml water in it , mix the potatoes properly.

pour water

 

4. Make the flame medium, cover the lid and cook the potatoes till they become soft.

cover and cook the potatoes

 

5. Finally our potato curry recipe is completed check the taste of salt, if required add more.Also sprinkle 1/2 tablespoon of kasuri methi or dry fenugreek mix it properly.

sprinkle some kasuri methi

 

6. Also sprinkle 3 tablespoons of chopped coriander leaves.

sprinkle some freshly chopped coriander leaves

 

7. Just close the lid for at least 10 min so that our indian potato curry can absorbs more flavor before serving hot.

cover the pan for 10 min till potatoes absorbes all the flavor

 

 

Aloo curry recipe card

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Take note of all ingredient lists.

Yield: 4

Potato curry recipe | Aloo curry recipe

potato curry recipe , aloo curry recipe

This simple but aromatic potato curry recipe is one of the fastest indian curry recipe where potatoes cooked in tomato onion base, aromatic spices and fresh herbs.If you want to cook quick curry must try this aloo curry.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients for potato curry recipe

  • 8 baby potatoes or 4 large potatoes [ 3/4 inch , quarter cut ]
  • 1 large size onion [ chopped ]
  • 2 large size tomato [ puree ]
  • 4 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 dried red chili
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 green chilies [ chopped ]
  • 1 teaspoon kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • salt as required
  • 1/2 tablespoons kasuri methi or dry fenugreek leaves [optional ]
  • 3 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves or cilantro [ optional ]

Instructions

how to make potato curry?

  1. At first,for making tasty masala paste for aloo curry recipe heat oil in a pan and spread it evenly.
  2. Now sprinkle cumin seed , clove and bay leaf , dried red chili, cinnamon then saute them in medium flame till they began splutter.
  3. After that add chopped onions in pan saute the onions in medium to low flame till slightly golden brown and translucent.
  4. Next add ginger garlic paste , chopped green chilies saute them for 1 min till the raw smell disappear.
  5. Now make puree of 2 large tomatoes or you can use chopped tomatoes and add it now .
  6. You can cover and cook the tomatoes properly for 8 to 10 min till raw smell of tomatoes goes way completely and becomes soft and mushy.
  7. At this stage sprinkle kashmiri red chili powder , turmeric powder , coriander powder , garam masala powder.
  8. Add dash of water and cook this aromatic masala paste for sometime in medium to low flame until mixture gets thicken becomes smooth and oil starts releasing from gravy.
  9. Now for making potato curry recipe cut 4 medium size potatoes into quarter shape or you can use 8 baby potatoes and add in that mixture.
  10. Sprinkle some salt in it and saute this potatoes in this mixture for another 4 to 5 min in medium flame.
  11. Next pour 500 ml water in it , mix the potatoes properly.
  12. Make the flame medium, cover the lid and cook the potatoes till they become soft.
  13. Finally our potato curry recipe is completed check the taste of salt, if required add more.
  14. Also sprinkle 1/2 tablespoon of kasuri methi or dry fenugreek and 3 tablespoons of chopped coriander leaves.
  15. Just close the lid for at least 10 min so that our indian potato curry can absorbs more flavor before serving hot.

Notes

Potato Curry Recipe Note

  1. If you want add more veggies like green peas either fresh or frozen , bell pepper ( fry them in oil first till crunchy ) , boil egg add them when potatoes are almost cooked.
  2. After that simme them for 3 to 4 min and close the lid till all the aroma circulates properly inside the gravy.

Nutrition Information

Yield

3

Serving Size

3

Amount Per Serving Calories 1079Total Fat 45gSaturated Fat 9gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 29gCholesterol 67mgSodium 1690mgCarbohydrates 137gFiber 17gSugar 16gProtein 40g

Disclaimer: The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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