Broken Potatoes With Spices - Aloo Ka Bhurta

Broken Potatoes With Spices - Aloo Ka Bhurta Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


From Indian Lowfat Cooking by Roshi Razzaq.


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10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 3/4 lb
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/2 tsp
    cumin seed
  • 2
    whole dried chiles, broken
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    tomato, chopped
  • 1
    whole green chili pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    cilantro leaves, chopped

How to Make Broken Potatoes With Spices - Aloo Ka Bhurta


  1. Boil the potatoes in their skins and leave them to cool. Then peel and break them into a lumpy mash. If preferred, peel potatoes first and then boil.
  2. Heat the oil in a medium sized heavy bottomed saucepan and add the onion, cumin seeds, and whole dried chilies, breaking them into the pan.
    Fry until the onions turn a rich, golden brown.
  3. Add the mashed potato.
  4. Sprinkle in, and mix well after each addition, the turmeric, tomato, green chili, and salt.
  5. Blend in 3/4 to 1 cup of water and leave the mixture to cook over a low heat until it begins to bubble.
  6. Add half the cilantro leaves, stir, and cook for another 30 seconds.
  7. Garnish the dish with the remaining cilantro leaves.

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About Broken Potatoes With Spices - Aloo Ka Bhurta

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Indian

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