Safed Aloo

Potatoes cooked in white gravy of almonds, poppy seeds, khoya and yogurt

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Main Ingredients Potatoes, Almonds
Cuisine Rajasthani
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Safed Aloo

  • 4 medium Potatoes boiled and peeled cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon Almonds
  • 1 tablespoon Poppy seed (khuskhus) paste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Khoya/mawa
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 inch piece Ginger grated
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Green cardamom powder
  • 5-6 Button red chillies (bor mirchi)


  1. Grind together almonds, poppy seeds and mawa together. Add this paste to yogurt and mix well. Heat one tablespoon oil in a kadai, add ginger and sauté for half a minute.
  2. And potatoes and sauté for a minute. Add the yogurt mixture and salt and cook till the gravy thickens. Add lemon juice and green cardamom powder and mix gently.
  3. Heat the remaining oil and add the button chillies. Sauté for half a minute and immediately add to the potatoes and cover to retain the flavours. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 896
Carbohydrates 110.8
Protein 16.6
Fat 43.4