Aloo Curry

Indian aloo curry is potatoes in thin gravy made with spices and water and served hot with puris.


6 potatoes (aloo), boiled
3 green chillies, chopped
1/2 tsp dry ginger powder
1 tsp mango powder (amchur)
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp asafoetida
1 cup coriander leaves, chopped
Salt to taste


How to make Aloo Curry:
  • Peel and cube potatoes. Mash them slightly.
  • Heat 4 tbsps oil. Add asafoetida and cumin seeds. When they pop, add potatoes, turmeric, ginger, mango powder, sugar and salt. Add water to make a thin gravy. Remove from fire.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil. When it is hot, pour over aloo and immediately sprinkle chilli powder and coriander leaves over.
  • Serve with puris.