Aloo ki Tarkari (Potato Delight)

This simple and delicious curry is prepared using boiled potatoes with spices and dried fenugreek goes well with chappathi or roti.

Aloo Tharkari (3)


  1. Potatoes (cut into small cubes,boiled) – 500gm
  2. Crushed ginger- 2”piece
  3. Green chilly – 2
  4. cumin(jeera)  powder – 1 tsp
  5. Kashmiri red chilly powder- 1 tsp
  6. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  7. Aasafoetida(hing) –a small pinch
  8. Cloves(laung) –6
  9. Bayleaf(tej patta) –1
  10. Amchur powder(dried mango powder ) –1/2 tsp
  11. Dried fenugreek leaves(kasoori methi,soaked in water and crumbled) –3tbsp
  12. Oil –1/2 cup
  13. Coriander leaves – to garnish
  14. Salt – to taste

Aloo Tharkari (2)


  1. Heat oil in a pan.Add asafoetida and cook till it dissolves.Add cloves and bay leaf and fry for 20 secs.
  2. Add the spice powders mixed with little water,chopped green chilly and crushed ginger.Fry for another 30secs.
  3. Add about 4 cups of water and bring it to boil.
  4. Add boiled potatoes and salt.Reduce heat and cook till desired consistency is obtained.
  5. Sprinkled crumble dried fenugreek leaves to it and mix well.Remove from fire.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves.(Since I don’t have coriander leaves in stock,I didn’t do the garnishSmile
  7. Serve with roti.
  8. The actual recipe calls to mash potatoes after boiling.But I forgot to do it.Winking smile

Recipe Source: Indian Fast Food By Pushpesh Pant.



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2 Responses

  1. prathibha says:

    very delicious n flavorful curry..looks yumm

  2. Chandrani says:

    Very yummy and delicious curry..

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