Aloo Ki Sabzi
Aloo Ki Sabzi
5 from 1 vote
This savory Indian dish is bursting with bold spices and hearty potatoes, creating a delicious and satisfying meal. The rich flavors of cumin, turmeric, and tomato blend perfectly with tender potatoes, making it a must-try for any food lover looking for a flavorful and comforting dish.
Aloo Ki Sabzi

Are you craving a hearty and comforting dish that brings a taste of traditional Indian cuisine to your table? Look no further than Aloo Ki Sabzi, a classic potato curry that has been enjoyed for generations in households across India.

This timeless recipe is loved for its simplicity, yet packs a flavorful punch that will have you coming back for more

Originating from the northern regions of India, Aloo Ki Sabzi has a rich history that dates back centuries.

The dish is a staple in Indian households, often prepared as a quick and easy side dish to complement a variety of main courses. Despite its humble origins, Aloo Ki Sabzi has stood the test of time and continues to be a beloved favorite among families and food enthusiasts alike.

The beauty of Aloo Ki Sabzi lies in its simplicity, making it a perfect dish for beginners or seasoned cooks looking for a quick and delicious meal.

With just a handful of ingredients and minimal preparation time, this recipe is accessible to anyone looking to add a taste of India to their culinary repertoire.

The combination of tender potatoes, aromatic spices, and tangy flavors makes Aloo Ki Sabzi a versatile dish that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with rice, bread, or your favorite protein.

Whether you’re new to Indian cuisine or a seasoned pro, Aloo Ki Sabzi is sure to delight your taste buds and transport you to the bustling streets of India with each bite. So why not give this classic recipe a try and experience the flavors of India in the comfort of your own home?

Ingredients

Oil: Oil is used as a cooking medium in this recipe to sauté the onions and tomatoes and cook the potatoes. It also adds flavor to the dish.

Onions: Onions are one of the key ingredients in this dish, adding a savory flavor and aroma to the sabzi. They are typically diced and sautéed until they become translucent.

Tomatoes: Tomatoes add a tangy and slightly sweet flavor to the sabzi. They also help in creating a thick base for the dish when cooked down.

Potatoes: Potatoes are the main vegetable in this dish and provide bulk and substance. They become soft and tender when cooked, adding a comforting texture to the sabzi.

Ginger Paste: Ginger paste adds a warm and spicy flavor to the dish. It also helps to tenderize the potatoes and enhance the overall taste of the sabzi.

Garlic Paste: Garlic paste adds a pungent and robust flavor to the sabzi. It complements the other spices used in the dish and adds depth to the overall taste.

Green Chillies: Green chillies add heat and a fresh, spicy flavor to the sabzi. They can be adjusted according to personal preference for spice level.

Salt: Salt is a crucial ingredient in any dish, as it enhances the flavors of the other ingredients and helps to balance out the overall taste of the sabzi.

Chilli Powder: Chilli powder adds heat and a vibrant red color to the sabzi. It can be adjusted based on how spicy you prefer the dish to be.

Turmeric Powder: Turmeric powder adds a warm, earthy flavor to the dish and also gives it a beautiful yellow color. It is commonly used in Indian cooking for both flavor and color.

Coriander Powder: Coriander powder adds a mild, citrusy flavor to the sabzi. It complements the other spices used in the dish and adds a depth of flavor.

Cumin Powder: Cumin powder adds a warm and nutty flavor to the sabzi. It enhances the overall taste of the dish and pairs well with the other spices used.

Dried Fenugreek: Dried fenugreek leaves add a slightly bitter, nutty flavor to the sabzi. They also add a subtle aroma that enhances the overall taste of the dish.

Coriander: Fresh coriander leaves are used as a garnish for the sabzi. They add a fresh, herbaceous flavor and a pop of color to the dish when sprinkled on top before serving.

Serving Suggestions and Variations

Serving Suggestions:

  • Enjoy Aloo Ki Sabzi with hot roti or paratha for a satisfying meal.
  • Serve it as a side dish with dal and rice for a traditional Indian meal.
  • Add a dollop of yogurt or raita on the side to balance out the flavors.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves before serving to add a burst of freshness.
  • Pair with pickles or chutneys for additional flavor variations.

Variations:

  • Add peas or carrots to the Aloo Ki Sabzi for a vegetable medley.
  • Try adding paneer or tofu cubes for a protein-rich version of the dish.
  • For a spicier kick, add chopped green chillies or a dash of red chilli flakes.
  • Experiment with different spices like garam masala or asafoetida for a unique flavor profile.
  • For a tangy twist, squeeze some lemon juice on top before serving.

Frequently Asked Questions

What ingredients are typically used in Aloo Ki Sabzi?

Potatoes (aloo), onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, green chili, turmeric, cumin seeds, coriander powder, red chili powder, salt, and oil are commonly used in making Aloo Ki Sabzi.

Is Aloo Ki Sabzi spicy?

The spiciness of Aloo Ki Sabzi can be adjusted according to personal preference by adding more or less green chili or red chili powder.

Can I make Aloo Ki Sabzi without onions and garlic?

Yes, Aloo Ki Sabzi can be made without onions and garlic by adjusting the recipe to suit dietary restrictions or personal preferences.

What is the best way to serve Aloo Ki Sabzi?

Aloo Ki Sabzi is typically served with roti (Indian flatbread), rice, or naan. It can also be enjoyed with yogurt or a side of pickles.

Can Aloo Ki Sabzi be stored and reheated?

Yes, Aloo Ki Sabzi can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days and reheated on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.

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Aloo Ki Sabzi

Aloo Ki Sabzi

by Nabeela Kauser
This savory Indian dish is bursting with bold spices and hearty potatoes, creating a delicious and satisfying meal. A must-try for any food lover looking for a flavorful and comforting dish.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 271 kcal

Ingredients

  • 50 ml Oil
  • 2 Onions
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 600 g Potatoes
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 Green Chillies chopped
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp Dried Fenugreek
  • 1 handful coriander
  • 500 ml Water

Instructions

  • Begin by adding oil to your pan and heat it up over medium heat.
  • Once the oil is hot, add finely chopped onions. Cook them for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until they turn golden brown.
  • Add ginger and garlic paste along with chopped green chillies to the pan. Stir well and cook for another 2-3 minutes until the raw smell disappears.
  • Add chopped tomatoes to the mixture. Cook them for 3-4 minutes until they soften, stirring occasionally to ensure even cooking.
  • Add in your spices. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly to blend the flavors. If the mixture starts to stick or burn, add a tablespoon of water to keep the spices from burning.
  • Add diced potatoes to the pan. Cook them for 3-4 minutes, stirring to coat the potatoes with the spice mixture.
  • Pour in enough water to cover the potatoes. Cover the pan with a lid and let it cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender and cooked through. Check occasionally and stir to prevent sticking.
  • Once the potatoes are tender, turn off the heat. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander and dried methi (fenugreek leaves) before serving.

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Notes

Nutritional facts:
The provision of nutritional information is done so merely as a courtesy and should not be taken as a guarantee.

Nutrition

Calories: 271kcalCarbohydrates: 37gProtein: 5gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.05gSodium: 651mgPotassium: 973mgFibre: 6gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 927IUVitamin C: 48mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Aloo, Aloo Ki Sabzi, Curry, Indian, Indian Food, Potato Curry, Sabzi, Vegan, Vegetables, Vegetarian
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