How to make Kaaley Aloo -

Potatoes cooked with onion seeds and black mustard seeds

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Potato (आलू), Black Mustard Seeds

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Kaaley Aloo

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Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Kaaley Aloo Recipe

  • Potato boiled and peeled 6-8 medium

  • Black Mustard Seeds 2 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black mustard seeds (radhuni) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black salt (kala namak) 1/4

  • salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns teaspoon

  • Roasted cumin powder teaspoon

  • Sesame seeds (black) teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder teaspoon


Step 1

Cut potatoes into medium cubes.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non stick pan, add cumin seeds, onion seeds and mustard seeds. When the seeds splutter, add potatoes and stir well.

Step 3

Add black salt, salt, crushed black peppercorns, roasted cumin powder and black sesame seeds and mix well.

Step 4

Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes or till all the moisture evaporates. Add garam masala powder and mix gently. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.