Friday, 2 May 2014

Shahi Aloo Masala

Weekend special: Potatoes blended with spices and tomatoes to give distinctly flavorful taste.


4 medium size potatoes
3 medium size tomatoes
1 onion, chopped
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp sesame seeds
2 tsp coriander seeds
1 bay leaf
1 green chilli, chopped
5-6 cloves garlic
1 small piece chopped ginger
1/2 tsp red chilli powder or to taste
1/4 tsp dry mango powder
2 tbsp oil
Chopped coriander leaves


  • In a small pan, dry roast coriander, cumin and sesame seeds. Allow it to cool and grind.
  • Boil, cool and peel the potatoes. Dice them into small pieces.
  • Boil, cool and peel the tomatoes and grind with garlic, ginger, green chilli to a fine puree.
  • Heat oil, add bay leaf, onion and then add tomato puree, cook on low heat.
  • Add salt, red chilli powder and dry mango powder. Cook covered till oil separates.
  • Now add the potatoes and three heaped tsp of the dry roasted masala.
  • Add 1/2 cup of hot water and cook for sometime.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.


  1. Looks very delicious and inviting! Would love it with those rotis..

  2. Delicious curry, looks very tempting..

  3. This potato dish I bet will make anyone wobble. Simply gorgeous.

  4. Completely shahi and yummy aloo masala...

  5. I am drooling here... looks so rich...

  6. aloo in shai form is always welcomed;)
    oh my my it is indeed one treat to eyes and tummy:)

  7. Lovely color....... Looks rich and tasty!