How to make Kaaley Masalewale Aloo -

Black mustard seeds, onion seeds, black peppercorns, black sesame seeds lend their black colour to this potato dish.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Kaaley Masalewale Aloo

Kaaley Masalewale Aloo Recipe Card


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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Kaaley Masalewale Aloo Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and cubed 6-8 medium

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) ½ teaspoon

  • Black mustard seeds (radhuni) ½ teaspoon

  • Black salt (kala namak) ¼ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1½ teaspoons

  • Roasted cumin powder 1½ teaspoons

  • black sesame seeds (kale til) 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder ½ teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder 2 teaspoons


Step 1

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

Step 2

Add the black salt, salt, crushed peppercorns, cumin powder and sesame seeds and mix well. Cover and cook for three to four minutes.

Step 3

Add the garam masala powder and dried mango powder and mix lightly.

Step 4

Serve hot.

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