Aalu ki Bhaji, Spicy Potato Curry

Preparation time (approx) : 45 mins | Serves 10 persons

Potatoes are very rich in starch and carbohydrates.The main reason behind its popularity is that it is cooked in variety of ways for example the chips (french fires) we eat at various fast food restaurants are made from it. It is also used in different meat curry and fried rice to give extra flavor. Potato curry is very common in the South Asia. It has awesome taste and is little bit spicy yet very easy to cook.


1/2 kg Potato
2-medium size onion
2-medium size tomato
1 tbspn red chili powder
1 tspn black pepper
1 tspn cumin powder
1 tbspn dry fenugreek (methi) leaves (crushed)
Salt to taste
4 tbspn vegetale oil

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1. Peel and cut potato and tomato into small cubes. You may also use potato peeler to protect your hands from getting rough.
2. Peel and cut onions into thin slices or julienne.
3. Heat oil in a pan. Add onion in it and sauté till it become light brown.
4. Add tomato red, chili powder and salt in it and fry it for 2-3 minutes till tomato become tender.
5. Add potato in it and sauté for few minutes (5 minutes) till onion and tomato dissolve to form curry.
6. Add 1 cup water in it and cover it so that potato boil completely and become soft
7. Add dry fenugreek, black pepper and cumin powder and sauté till oil starts to separate from the gravy.


In the end add some coriander leaves and dish out and serve with boiled rice or bread.