Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi: How To Make Potato With Tomato Gravy

By: Sowmya Subramanian
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Aloo tamatar ki sabzi is a popular and common household side dish in North India. This sabzi is simply prepared by cooking potatoes in a spicy tomato gravy. In Uttar Pradesh, this curry is called the aloo jhol.

The potato and tomato curry has a perfect blend of tangy and spicy flavour, making this an all-time favourite among the children and adults. The best part is, this aloo tamatar sabzi goes well with everything - rice, roti and poori.

The mouth-watering potato with tomato gravy is a quick and easy side dish to prepare along with any main meal. This sabzi can be prepared with onions and garlic; however, in this recipe, we have not used them.

If you are in a hurry and want to prepare a simple yet delicious dish, this is the perfect recipe to go for. Here is the step-by-step procedure with images and a video recipe that you must check.

ALOO TAMATAR KI SABZI RECIPE VIDEO

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ALOO TAMATAR KI SABZI | HOW TO MAKE POTATO WITH TOMATO GRAVY | POTATO AND TOMATO CURRY RECIPE | ALOO JHOL RECIPE
Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi | How To Make Potato With Tomato Gravy | Potato And Tomato Curry Recipe | Aloo Jhol Recipe
Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
30 Mins
Total Time
35 Mins

Recipe By: Meena Bhandari

Recipe Type: Side-dish

Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • Tomatoes - 2

    Oil - 1 tbsp

    Jeera (cumin seeds) - 1 tsp

    Green chillies (chopped) - 1 tsp

    Ginger (grated) - 1 tsp

    Curry leaves - 4-5 (optional)

    Red chilli powder - 1 tsp

    Turmeric powder - ¼th tsp

    Rock salt - 1 tsp

    Water - 3 cups

    Potatoes (washed) - 2

    Jeera powder - 1 tsp

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. Add 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker and add the washed potatoes to it.

    2. Pressure cook it for up to 3 whistles and allow it to cool.

    3. Open the pressure cooker lid and peel the potatoes.

    4. Cut the potatoes into cubes and also grate the tomatoes.

    5. Add oil in a heated pan and then add jeera; sauté it.

    6. Add green chillies and ginger.

    7. Add curry leaves and the grated tomato and stir well.

    8. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, rock salt and stir well for about 2-3 minutes.

    9. Add half a cup of water.

    10. Once the water starts to boil, add the cooked potato cubes.

    11. Mash the potatoes a little, so that the gravy becomes a little thick.

    12. Add quarter cup of water and allow it to cook for about 2 minutes.

    13. Add the jeera powder, mix well and serve.

Instructions
  • 1. If it is not prepared for vrat, you can add onions and garlic.
  • 2. The tomatoes can be blended instead of grating.
  • 3. The curry leaves is an optional ingredient.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 cup
  • Calories - 209 cal
  • Fat - 5 g
  • Protein - 1 g
  • Carbohydrates - 40 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE ALOO TAMATAR KI SABZI

1. Add 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker and add the washed potatoes to it.

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aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,

2. Pressure cook it for up to 3 whistles and allow it to cool.

aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,

3. Open the pressure cooker lid and peel the potatoes.

aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,
aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,

4. Cut the potatoes into cubes and also grate the tomatoes.

aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,
aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,

5. Add oil in a heated pan and then add jeera; sauté it.

aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,
aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,
aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,

6. Add green chillies and ginger.

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aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,

7. Add curry leaves and the grated tomato and stir well.

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aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,
aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,

8. Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, rock salt and stir well for about 2-3 minutes.

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aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,
aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,
aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,

9. Add half a cup of water.

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10. Once the water starts to boil, add the cooked potato cubes.

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aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,

11. Mash the potatoes a little, so that the gravy becomes a little thick.

aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,

12. Add quarter cup of water and allow it to cook for about 2 minutes.

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aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,

13. Add the jeera powder, mix well and serve.

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aloo tamatar ki sabzi recipe,
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Story first published: Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 17:45 [IST]
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