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Mar 21, 2015

Punjabi Aloo Curry Recipe / Aloo Curry for Poori

A really delicious aloo tamatar curry which goes great with poori or bhatura. Love the little spicy, tangy curry a lot. It is pretty simple to make as well.

Similar Recipes,
Potato Curry
Aloo Sabzi
Easy Tomato Curry

I made this with pressure cooker, but you can easily make it in a sauce pan. This taste great with poori or bhatura. Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 to 35 mins
Serves : 4


Oil - 2 tblspn
Carom Seeds / Ajwain / Omam - 1/2 tsp
Onion - 1 large chopped finely
Green Chillies - 1 slit
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Tomatoes - 3 large pureed
Potatoes - 2 large peeled and cubed
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
Amchoor Powder / Dry Mango Powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Leaves  a handful finely chopped


Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add in some carom seeds and sizzle it for a min.

Add in onions and cook till golden.

Add in green chillies and ginger garlic paste.Saute for a min

Add in tomatoes and cook till oil separates.

Add in salt, chilli powder and turmeric. Mix well.

Add in potatoes and some water. Pressure cook for 3 whistle, simmer for 5 mins, turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself.

Now open the cooker and add in garam masala powder and amchoor powder. Mix well.

Add in coriander leaves and mix well.


Take all your ingredients

Take tomatoes in a blender

Puree till smooth

Chop up some onions finely

Cube some potatoes

Heat oil in a pressure cooker

Add in ajwain / carom seeds / omam

Add in onions

saute till golden

now add in green chillies

and ginger garlic paste

Saute for a min

Add in salt, turmeric and chilli powder

saute for a min

Add in tomato puree

Mix well

Cook this till oil separates

add in potatoes

toss well

pour in some water

mix well

pressure cook for 3 whistle, simmer for 5 mins and
 turn off the stove

now the curry is done

add in garam masala powder

and some amchoor powder

add in some chopped coriander leaves or parsley


Taste great with puffy poori or bhatura


  1. Aarthi I tried ur samosa and puran poli recipes it turn very delicious I am very happy .pl help me in baking buns in my microwave oven ihave microwave+convection mode and convection mode pl guide me which I have to use for baking buns

  2. @Anonymousu can use convection mode for baking them

  3. Thank u aarthi today I tried ur chocolate ice cream when I am doing I think 8egg yolks may smell but after finishing really yum,aarthi my kids love them a lot thanks

  4. Luv u aarthi.. I was searching for baby recipes.. When i came across ur site.. Seriously its fantabolous.. Babies recipes doesnt work out for me..but i hv tried many of ur recipe.. Everytime it turned out so delicious.. Yesterday i tried ur custard halwa recipe.. Awsome taste.. Plz make a different category of instant cook recipe.. So that a newly mom like me can make them fast without ignoring the baby.. Thanks 4 this site.. And luv to maha..

  5. Luv u aarthi.. I was searching for baby food recipes when i came across ur this site.. Seriously ur site is fantabolous.. Ur baby recipes didnt worked out for me..not bcoz of recipe but my baby.. Heis very moody..i hv tried ur many recipes.. They came so delicious.. Yesterday i tried ur custard halwa recipe.. Its was awsome.. Its a request plz make a category of instant cook recipe so that a newly mom like me can cook fast without ignoring my baby.. Thanks 4 making such a nice site.. Take care always and luv to maha.. Enjoy.

  6. Namaste. I just came accross your website, and I tried your 'aaloo curry for poori' recipe today, and it came out really good! The pictorials especially helped me ALOT to visualize as I was cooking, and not have to constantly run back to the computer, as I'm a teenager and so am not so experienced in cooking just yet. Thank you!


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