Friday, 22 July 2011


Another veggie breakfast recipe has been put up...the ALOO TARKARI (SPICY POTATO CURRY). It can be enjoyed with puris or parathas! Enjoy...


  • Potatoes-2 (peel the skin)
  • Red onion-1 (medium size) - chopped very finely
  • Tomatoes-2 - chopped very finely
  • Tamarind - a small lemon size
  • Dry Red chilli's-3
  • Curry leaves-8
  • Garlic-3
  • Mustard-1/2 spoon
  • Fenugreek-5 seeds
  • Asafoetida powder-1/4 spoon
  • Butter-2 spoons
  • Oil - 4tbsp's
  • Turmeric Powder-a pinch
  • Chili Powder-1 tbsp
  • Coriander Powder-2 tbsp's
  • Cumin Powder-1/2 tsp
  • Curry Leaves Powder- 2 tsp's (Optional)
  • Pepper Powder-1/2 tsp


  1. In a Thick Bottomed Kadaai / Pan, heat 4tbsp's of oil.
  2. Add mustard. When it crack's add fenugreek seeds, curry leaves, garlic and red chili’s. Fry them well.
  3. Now add finely chopped onions, sauté them till they turn translucent. Add finely chopped tomatoes. sauté the tomatoes along with onions, till they mix up along. You got to sauté for at least 3-4 minutes, till they mix up.
  4. Now add Salt to taste and all the Powder's mentioned in the order. Fry them well for 2 minute's, till the oil comes out separately.
  5. Now add cubically cut potatoes and mix them well with the masalas.
  6. Add 1/2 a cup of Tamarind water and close the kadaai with a lid. Lower the flame. let the potatoes’ get half-cooked.
  7. After10 minutes, open the lid, add the butter and close the lid.
  8. After 5 minutes, the potatoes would have cooked and the spicy potato curry is ready.

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