Indian potato recipes or aloo recipes. Potato is one of the most versatile & easily available root vegetable that is used in regular cooking in Indian as well in world cuisines. Potatoes are naturally gluten free and are a rich source of carbohydrates, antioxidants and vitamin B & C. We use potatoes quite often to make curries, stir fry, snacks, chips, french fries, wedges and many more.
Here are some of the Indian potato recipes on the blog which I have shared earlier. The collection here includes street style snacks, restaurant style curry / gravy, starters , home style stir fry recipes and few healthy recipes. Most of these are kids’ friendly and some go well in the kids’ school boxes as well.
Indian Potato recipes or aloo recipes
Curry & gravy
Potato curry – Simple basic home style Indian curry made with basic ingredients to go with rice, roti, bread. This is a beginners recipe and can be made tweaked easily to suit your taste.
Potato kurma – South Indian style kurma curry made freshly ground spices and basic kurma ingredients. This goes great as a side with pulav, biryani, ghee rice, jeera rice, plain white rice, roti, chapathi or even with puri.
Aloo egg curry – Potatoes & boiled eggs go wonderfully well making this curry taste delicious. A beginners recipe, it is good to enjoy this with plain rice and ghee.
Aloo gobi masala – One of the popular restaurant dish from North Indian cuisine. But the recipe shared here is in a simple home style but tastes like the one in restaurants. This can be enjoyed with naan, paratha, jeera rice, plain basmathi rice or roti.
Aloo matar recipe: Simple home style North Indian recipe of aloo with green peas.
Dum aloo Restaurant style – Punjabi style dish made by slow cooking baby potatoes in a creamy and rich gravy.
Simple dum aloo – Simple recipe without onions and ginger. Goes well with rice, puri or roti.
Potato curry for dosa – One of the best curry to serve with South Indian popular masala dosa.
Aloo baingan : North Indian style dish made with basic ingredients.
Potato cabbage recipe : A dry curry or sabzi that goes well with roti or rice.
Potato sagu : Sagu is a simple gravy served with puri. This is one of the Karnataka style side dishes to serve with puri. There are so many ways a sagu is made, this one uses fried gram to make a quick curry.
Stir fry & sabzi
These potato recipes go well in the lunch box along with plain rice or with roti or can even be served for quick dinner. They can also be used as stuffing in wraps.
Aloo methi – Simple stir fry made with fenugreek leaves known as methi in Indian language. This sabzi goes well with rice, rasam, sambar or even with roti.
Aloo capsicum – Healthy and delicious stir fry made with capsicum or bell peppers to serve with rice or roti.
Potato fry – Simple hot and spicy andhra style vepudu to go with rasam rice or sambar rice.
Baby potato fry – Hot and spicy roast made on tawa. This can be had as a starter or a side in a meal.
Aloo palak – Simple stir fry made with spinach and sesame seeds.
Aloo paneer sabzi – Kids’ friendly recipe that goes very well in school box.
Snacks – Samosa, pakora
Potato samosa – Samosa is one of the most popular Indian street foods that is loved by all.
Aloo bonda – One of the most popular south Indian snack made with spiced potatoes.
Chilli potato – A simple Indo-chinese starter or snack food served with hakka noodles or any soup.
Potato stuffed capsicum – Healthy dish that can be served as a starter or snack.
Bread aloo pakora – Another street snack made by sandwiching spiced potatoes in plain bread and deep frying.
Bread potato rolls – A quick party snack or evening snack. These can be made by shallow frying, baking or pan frying.
Tandoori aloo tikka : Baby potatoes marinated in tandoori masala and grilled. These can be made on tawa or in oven.
Aloo pakora : These are deep fried fritters with potato inside.
Potato wedges – Grilled wedges recipe.
Sabudana vada – Deep fried snack made with tapioca pearls and boiled poatatoes.
Sandwiches & cutlets & tikkis
Aloo tikki – Indian style mashed potato patties made with spice powders, coriander leaves, green chilies. These can be deep fried or shallow fried and can be eaten as a snack or as a patty in a burger.
Aloo grilled sandwich – Easy sandwich recipe that can be made in minutes for a quick breakfast or evening snack.
Potato sandwich on tawa & toaster – Simple sandwich to make on tawa or griller.
Veg cutlet – Simple vegetable patties shallow fried to serve as snack.
Rice & paratha
Potato rice – Simple tawa pulao style rice made just in 15 minutes.
Aloo dum biryani – Dum cooked hyderabadi style biryani recipe.
Batata poha – One of the basic breakfast & snack recipes from Maharashtrian cuisine made with flattened rice or rice flakes.
Aloo methi paratha – Whole wheat paratha made with fenugreek leaves. These are very good to pack in the kids’ school box.