Bhein Aloo - SK Khazana

The word ‘bhein’ is Hindi for lotus stems, and can be used in a variety of dishes. To begin with, we have this easy Bhein Aloo Sabzi. Try it today! This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Bhein Aloo - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Lotus stem (bhein / nadru), Potatoes
Cuisine Indian,Fusion
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Bhein Aloo - SK Khazana

  • 150 grams Lotus stem (bhein / nadru) , scrubbed clean, peeled, boiled and sliced thickl
  • 2 medium Potatoes , boiled, peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 medium Onions finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 medium Tomatoes finely chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) powder
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • to serve Rotis
  • to serve Pickle of your choice
  • to serve Green chillies


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add cumin seeds and let them change colour. Add onions and saute till golden.
  2. Add ginger-garlic paste, mix well and saute for a minute. Add tomatoes and mix well. Add salt, mix well, cover and cook for 4-5 minutes or till pulpy.
  3. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and garam masala powder and mix well.
  4. Add dried fenugreek leaves powder, ½ cup water and mix well. Add lotus stem and potatoes and mix well. Add coriander leaves, mix and cook for a minute. Take the pan off the heat.
  5. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with a coriander sprig and serve hot with rotis, pickles and green chillies.