Feb 28, 2015

Aloo Coconut Milk Curry Recipe / Potato Curry with Coconut Milk

I cook with potatoes often, atlease twice or thrice a week. Each time i make them differently. This is one curry which i made couple of days back, i added coconut milk in it and cooked it on a high heat till it is dry. It tasted so yummy.

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Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 35 to 40 mins
Serves : 4


Coconut Oil - 2 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Curry leaves a sprig
Onion - 1 large sliced thinly
Salt to taste
Tomatoes - 1 large chopped very finely
Chilli Powder - 1.5 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Piodi - 1 tblspn
Cumin Powder / Jeera Podi - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1/2 tsp
Potatoes - 2 large peeled and cubed
Coriander Leaves - 3 tblspn finely chopped


Heat coconut oil in a pan. Add in mustard and cumin seeds along with curry leaves, let them splatter.

Now add in onions and cook till golden.

Add in ginger garlic paste and mix well.

Add in tomatoes and salt. Mix well. Cook till the tomatoes turn mushy.

Now add in spice powders and mix well.

Add in potatoes and add in some water. Bring this to a boil, cover and simmer till the potatoes are cooked.

Now add in coconut milk and mix well. Cook this on high heat till the masala dries up and coats all the potato pieces.

Now add in coriander leaves and mix well.


Take all your ingredients

Heat coconut oil in a kadai

Add in mustard and cumin seeds

add a sprig of curry leaves

Add in thinly sliced onions and cook till golden

Now the onions are golden

Add in little ginger garlic paste

and tomatoes

sprinkle in some salt

cook till tomatoes turn mushy

Add in your spice powders

mix well

Add in cubed potatoes

toss well with the masala

Pour in some water

cover and simmer till the potatoes are done

Now the potatoes are perfectly cooked through

Pour in thick coconut milk

give a good mix

Now put it on high heat and cook till the masala dried up

Once the masala is dried, add in coriander leaves



  1. From today onwards I m ur fan.ur recipes are so easily understandable and yummy.

  2. What spices do u put? Can we add little sugar?

  3. Mam really it's soo spicy .I loved it

  4. this sounds good. Something new to try as well. thanks for sharing this recipe.



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