How to make Sambariya -

Baby potatoes and baby onions cooked in fresh indian spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Baby Potatoes (बेबी आलू), Baby Onions (बेबी प्याज़)

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Main Course Vegetarian


Sambariya 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sambariya Recipe

  • Baby Potatoes 15-20

  • Baby Onions 20

  • Coconut scraped 1/2

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 4 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Peel and slit the potatoes and onions but do not separate them into pieces. For stuffing mix scraped coconut, chopped coriander leaves, half a teaspoon of red chilli powder, quarter teaspoon of turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, salt, lemon juice and one tablespoon oil. Mix and put this stuffing in the potatoes and the onions.

Step 2

Heat the remaining oil, add cumin seeds, remaining red chilli powder and turmeric powder and immediately add one to one and a quarter cups of water. Add potatoes, bring it to boil and simmer for ten to fifteen minutes. Add onions and cook for another ten minutes and serve hot.

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