Spicy Dahi Aaloo

Difficulty: Easy | Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 30 mins | Yield: 3-4 servings

2 medium sized Potatoes
½ tsp Ginger Paste
½ tsp Garlic Paste
¼ tsp Kasoori Methi
¼ tsp Garam Masala Powder*
1 tsp Chole Masala Powder**
½ tsp Chillie Powder
2 Green Chillies
1 cup Dahi (Plain Yogurt)***
1 tbsp Oil
1 tbsp Ghee (Clarified Butter)
Salt to taste


  1. Peel, wash and dice the potates into 1” cubes.
  2. In a pan heat the oil and the ghee together and add the potatoes. Fry lightly.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste, fry a little, and then add the kasoori methi, garam masala powder, chole masala powder and the chillie powder.
  4. Add a little water and stir. Add a little salt and fry the masala with the potatoes till oil starts separating from the gravy.
  5. Add the dahi.
  6. Slit the green chillies into halves and add them to the pan as well.
  7. Stir for a while and then add salt according to taste.
  8. Add a little water and cover the pan.
  9. Cook till the potatoes are cooked well.
  10. Uncover and allow the excess water to evaporate. This is to be done till the gravy thickens a little and oil starts separating again.
  11. Remove from heat.
  12. Serve hot with steamed rice or roti.
*Garam Masalo powder includes equal proportion of cardamoms, cloves and cinnamon grinded together.
**You may replace the chole masala with anything other similar variant.
***If the dahi is too soury in taste, then add about ¾ cup only.

1 comment:

  1. so many varieties of aloo preparations..useful to me ..I like potato dishes..thanku!



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