Monday 14 December 2009

Potato sabji

Potato (aloo) sabji-A simple dish made from potatoes cooked in aromatic spices, delicious as an accompaniment with any indian flat bread .Can be served as aside dish to accompany any dhal or kadhi and rice.


3 medium potatoes
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon tomato puree
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 tablespoon fresh coriander finely chopped for garnishing.


1. Peel and cut the potato into 4 quaters lengthwise.
2. Slice the potato quaters into 5mm thick slices.
3.Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.Let them pop.
4. Add the potatoes and all the spices.
5.Mix 1 tablespoon water in the tomato puree and add to the potatoes.
6.Toss the potatoes so that they are covered by the spices and tomatoes.
7. Cover and cook on a low heat till potatoes are tender(In the interim keep tossing the potatoes so that they dont stick to pan bottom)
8.Transfer potato sabji to serving dish and garnish with fresh coriander.

This potato sabji is dry and an ideal side dish accompaniment with dhals and kadhi.


  1. i love eating potatoes and i do potato chaat adding up all the spices :D .....will try out ur recipe also :)

  2. Everyone knows how to make a potato sabji. although the method of preparation may differ somewhat but it is the most common sabji taken all over India


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