How to make Dahi Masala Aloo -

Cubes of potatoes cooked in a yogurt gravy - tastes great with rotis and rice

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Yogurt (दही), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Dahi Masala Aloo

Dahi Masala Aloo Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dahi Masala Aloo Recipe

  • Yogurt 1/4 cup

  • Potatoes peeled and cut into cubes 4 medium

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 1/4 tablespoons

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Coriander powder 4 teaspoons

  • Cumin powder 2 1/2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger juliennes for garnishing


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté for a while.

Step 2

Combine ginger paste and garlic paste in a bowl. Add a little water and mix well to dilute the pastes. Add this to the pan, mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 3

Add coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder and turmeric powder. Mix well and cook for a while.

Step 4

Add potatoes, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Add 1 cup water, salt, stir to mix and bring it to a boil. Lower heat, cover and cook till the potatoes are soft.

Step 6

Add yogurt, garam masala powder and chopped coriander. Mix well and bring to a boil.

Step 7

Garnish with ginger juliennes and serve hot.

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