Aloo Tamatar Subzi - Curried Potatoes In Tomato

Aloo Tamatar Subzi - Curried Potatoes In Tomato

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Marsha Gardner


I am in love with all the different ways that potatoes are prepared in India. Potatoes are one of my all time favorite foods and there is something special that happens when you throw some spice in.


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  • 4-5 medium
    potatoes, boiled and then smashed a bit to form rough chunks
  • 1 medium
    onion, finely chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic, finely minced
  • ·
    1 inch piece ginger, finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    mustard seeds
  • 2
    dry red chilis
  • 10-12
    curry leaves
  • 1 Tbsp
    coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • ·
    kosher salt to taste
  • 3 medium
    tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    canola oil

How to Make Aloo Tamatar Subzi - Curried Potatoes In Tomato


  1. Heat oil in a cooking vessel and add the mustard seeds and let them pop. Now add the red chillis and curry leaves and stir fry for a few seconds till the flavors are released in the oil.
  2. Add onions,ginger and garlic and saute` till the onions turn light brown. Add the green chillis and all the powders. Combine well.
  3. Add the tomatoes and stir fry till the oil seperates and it gets mushy.
  4. Add the potatoes and combine and keep covered with a lid on low heat for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Remove lid and cook further for another 3-4 minutes stirring once in a while.
  6. Add salt and enough water to cover the potatoes. Bring to a boil and let it simmer on low heat till you get the desired curry consistency.
  7. Finally add the jaggery/sugar if using and combine. Turn off heat. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
    Serve hot with rotis/chapatis/steamed white rice.

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Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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