Friday, 20 March 2015

Aloo Tikka Masala

Grilled potatoes well combined with rich and yummy gravy, Delicious in every bite!!!


For marinating:

1 cup baby potatoes, cooked and skin peeled
4 tbsp hung curd
1/2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
1/4 tsp roasted cumin powder
1 tsp kashmiri chili powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
Salt to taste

For the Gravy:

1 medium onion, roughly chopped
3 small tomatoes, pureed
6 cashews and 1 tbsp melon seeds, soaked in hot water for 15 minutes
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp garam masala
Few kasuri methi leaves
1/4 cup milk
1/4 tsp sugar
Salt to taste
2 tbsp oil or butter
1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped


  • Mix all the above ingredients together well and add all the potatoes and marinate them for 1 hour.
  • Grill them in an oven at 180C for 20 minutes turning all the sides till golden brown or fry them on griddle with very little oil. Keep aside.
  • Sauté the roughly chopped onions in a tsp of oil until the onions become translucent. Cool and puree with soaked cashews and melon seeds.
  • Now heat a pan add oil and ginger garlic paste and sauté.
  • Add onion-cashew paste and turmeric powder, red chili powder, and coriander powder. Cook till fat separates.
  • Add pureed tomatoes. Add salt to taste and reqd. amount of water, cook on low flame until the mixture thickens.
  • Now add the milk and let them cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Finally add the cooked potatoes along with garam masala, kasuri methi and sugar.
  • Mix well and cook covered for few seconds. 
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and Serve hot!!!


  1. Oh yummmy tikka masala I love the sweetness added version .....

  2. With melon seeds??? That is a nice addition for the beautiful dish. Potatoes? We simply love them.

  3. the curry looks so delicious and rich...

  4. great recipe, i kinda like roasted tandoori aloo too :)