How to make Mashed Potato Curry -

Boiled and mashed potatoes cooked in a flavourful gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Split Skinless Black Gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Mashed Potato Curry checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Palak Corn Chorchori Vegetables with Basil-Cook Smart Desi Lasagne

Mashed Potato Curry

Mashed Potato Curry 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mashed Potato Curry Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled with salt and turmeric powder and peeled 5 medium

  • Split Skinless Black Gram 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Curry leaves 6-7

  • Madras onions 10-15

  • Tomato roughly chopped 1 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • A fresh coriander sprig for garnishing

  • For paste

  • Garlic cloves 7-8

  • Dried red chillies soaked in hot water 2

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 2 teaspoons

  • Cumin seeds 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Put garlic cloves, dried red chillies, fennel seeds and cumin seeds into a mixer jar and grind to a smooth paste with a little water.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick deep pan, add black gram, curry leaves and Madras onions and sauté for a minute. Add tomato and mix well. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes.

Step 3

Roughly mash potatoes on a plate.

Step 4

Add ginger-garlic paste and salt to the pan and mix well. Add ground paste and mix well. Add 1 cup water and mix well. Add mashed potatoes and mix well. Simmer till the potatoes get heated through.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot garnished with coriander sprig.

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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.