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Dubki Wale Aloo

No onion no garlic potato curry cooked with spices

A simple potato curry from the land of Braj! The potatoes simply get lost in the slow cooked curry making it richer & creamier with their starch. A staple breakfast when served with hot puffed pooris


  • 250g potatoes
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 dried red chilies
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1tsp flour
  • ¼ tsp asafetida
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1tsp pepper corns
  • 2 cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • 2tbsp chopped coriander leaves


  1. Boil the potatoes.
  2. Peel boiled potatoes and mash them roughly.
  3. Lightly roast 1tsp cumin seeds, coriander seeds, pepper corns in a pan till fragrant and golden brown in color.
  4. Grind together the roasted spices, cloves, black cardamom to a coarse powder.
  5. Grind the ginger and green chilies to a smooth paste.
  6. Heat the oil in a pan. add cumin seeds when cumin start crackling add whole red chilies and asafetida.
  7. Add mashed potatoes in it.
  8. Now add the ginger- chili paste in the potatoes, 3 cups water and all the spices in it.
  9. Mix well and cook on medium heat till it start boiling.
  10. Let the curry cook for about 20 minutes on medium heat, stirring occasionally to prevent potatoes from sticking at the bottom of the pan.
  11. The curry will thicken further as it cools.
  12. Remove from heat. Add chopped coriander and serve with hot pooris.
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