Aloo Palya Recipe: How To Prepare Karnataka-style Potato Curry

By: Sowmya Subramanian

Aloo palya recipe is a famous Karnataka side dish recipe that is prepared in every household. Also known as the aloogadde palya, this dish is prepared by cooking potatoes with a whole load of spices.

The Karnataka-style potato curry generally goes well with rice, roti and poori, but is also used as a masala to make masala dosa. This mouth-watering potato curry can be used as a filling for samosas as well.

Generally, the masala for the potato palya is added while cooking the potatoes, whereas in this recipe, we are adding the masala at the end to give it a flavourful aroma. This potato curry recipe is a quick and easy one to prepare.

If you are keen on preparing a dish with the all-time favourite vegetable - potato, then this recipe is definitely to be tried. Here is a video and a step-by-step procedure along with images.

ALOO PALYA RECIPE VIDEO

aloo palya recipe
ALOO PALYA RECIPE | HOW TO PREPARE POTATO PALYA | ALOOGADDE PALYA RECIPE | KARNATAKA-STYLE POTATO CURRY RECIPE
Aloo Palya Recipe | How To Prepare Potato Palya | Aloogadde Palya Recipe | Karnataka-style Potato Curry Recipe
Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
35 Mins

Recipe By: Archana V

Recipe Type: Side dish

Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • Potatoes - 4

    Water - 2 cups

    Oil - 1½ tsp

    Onions (sliced) - 2

    Tomatoes - 2

    Salt to taste

    Turmeric powder - a pinch

    Chilli powder - 2 tsp

    Cinnamon sticks - 2 half-inch sticks

    Cloves - 3-4

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Add the potatoes into a pressure cooker.

    2. Pour water and pressure cook it for up to 2 whistles and allow it to cool completely.

    3. Take the potatoes from the cooker and peel off the skin.

    4. Break and mash it into small pieces with your hands.

    5. Meanwhile, take oil in a heated pan.

    6. Add onions and saute till it turns light brown.

    7. Add the tomatoes and a pinch of salt.

    8. Saute it well and cover it with a lid.

    9. Cook for 5 minutes until the water from the tomato evaporates.

    10. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt to taste.

    11. Mix well.

    12. Add the cinnamon sticks and cloves in a mortar and crush it using a pestle.

    13. Add it to the potatoes and mix again before serving.

Instructions
  • 1. This dish can be prepared without onions, in case of any Vrat or fasting.
  • 2. Add the crushed masala at the end to retain the aroma of the spices.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 cup
  • Calories - 145 cal
  • Fat - 9 g
  • Protein - 4 g
  • Carbohydrates - 12 g
  • Sugar - 4 g
  • Fibre - 3 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE ALOO PALYA

1. Add the potatoes into a pressure cooker.

aloo palya recipe

2. Pour water and pressure cook it for up to 2 whistles and allow it to cool completely.

aloo palya recipe
aloo palya recipe

3. Take the potatoes from the cooker and peel off the skin.

aloo palya recipe
aloo palya recipe

4. Break and mash it into small pieces with your hands.

aloo palya recipe

5. Meanwhile, take oil in a heated pan.

aloo palya recipe

6. Add onions and saute till it turns light brown.

aloo palya recipe

7. Add the tomatoes and a pinch of salt.

aloo palya recipe
aloo palya recipe

8. Saute it well and cover it with a lid.

aloo palya recipe

9. Cook for 5 minutes until the water from the tomato evaporates.

aloo palya recipe

10. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt to taste.

aloo palya recipe
aloo palya recipe
aloo palya recipe
aloo palya recipe

11. Mix well.

aloo palya recipe

12. Add the cinnamon sticks and cloves in a mortar and crush it using a pestle.

aloo palya recipe
aloo palya recipe
aloo palya recipe

13. Add it to the potatoes and mix again before serving.

aloo palya recipe
aloo palya recipe
aloo palya recipe
Story first published: Thursday, August 3, 2017, 15:04 [IST]
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