22 May 2014

Dahi Wale Aaloo

Dahi wale aaloo is simply made with boiled patoes in thick yogurt gravy. This is made without onion and garlic, and the same you can have while fasting too. So here the recipe goes.

Serves: 4
Total Time: 20 minutes


1 tbsp olive oil
Pinch of Asafoetida Powder
5 Large Boiled Potatoes (Aaloo) cut into cube shape
1 tsp Saunf Powder (Fennel)
1 tsp ready made pickle powder (optional) (Its a powder that we generally use for making pickles, basically have yellow mustard, methi powder and red chilly powder with little oil)
1/2 tsp methi powder (Fenugreek)
1/2 tsp aamchur (Dry Mango Powder)
1/2 tsp Red chilly Powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
1 tsp Cumin Powder
1 tsp Corainder powder
1 cup beaten  curd (To avoid curdling of curd, use cold beaten curd )
1/4 cup water
Salt to Taste

For Tempering
1 tbsp Ghee (Clarified butter)
1 whole red chilly
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
2-3 curry leaves
pinch of red chilly powder

For Garnishing
2 tbsp Chopped Fresh Coriander leaves

  • In a non stick pan, heat oil and add pinch of asafoetida powder. Now add boiled and chopped aaloos. One by one, add all dry spice powder mentioned above.
  • Mix all gently, now add 1 cup beaten curd and 1/4 cup water, mix and cook for 4-5 minutes, or until gravy is thick. It time for a good tempering now.
  • In a small fry pan, heat ghee with mustard and cumin seeds. Once it splutters, add curry leaves, whole red chilly and pinch of red chilly powder. Temper this mixture over Dahi aaloo gravy mixture.
  • Once Tempered, cook Dahi aaloo gravy mixture for about 2 minutes on low flame.
  • Turn off the flame and Garnish with Fresh chopped Coriander Leaves
  • Serve it warm with Simple and plain paratha or with palin tawa roti..

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