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Dahi Aloo Recipe Step By Step Instruction

Dahi Aloo Recipe

Dahi Aloo is a tangy delicious and easy to prepare recipe of potatoes simmered in fresh curd and flavoured with some basic Indian spices.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Servings 6
Category Main Course
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 192kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g

Ingredients For Dahi Aloo Recipe
  

  • 3 Large Potatoes
  • 1 Cup Curd (Yogurt)
  • 1-2 Green Chillies
  • 1/4 Cup Coriander Leaves
  • 1 Teaspoon Jeera (Cumin Seeds)
  • 1/3 Teaspoon Heeng (Asafoetida)
  • 2/3 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Haldi (Turmeric Powder)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Dhania Powder (Coriander Powder)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Saunth (Ginger Powder)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kasuri Methi (Dry Fenugreek Leaves)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
  • 2 Tablespoons Oil

Step By Step Instructions for Dahi Aloo Recipe
 

  • Boil and peel 3 large potatoes.
    Dahi Aloo Recipe Step By Step Instruction 1
  • Coarsely crush the potatoes with your hand. You don't have to mash the potatoes.
    Dahi Aloo Recipe Step By Step Instruction 2
  • Add 1 cup curd (yogurt) in a mixing bowl along with 1/2 cup water.
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  • Beat the curd and water mixture till smooth.
    Dahi Aloo Recipe Step By Step Instruction 5
  • Heat oil in a kadai or pan over medium heat. When oil becomes hot add cumin seeds (jeera) and let them crackle. Then add heeng (asafoetida) and green chillies.
    Dahi Aloo Recipe Step By Step Instruction 6
  • Next add turmeric powder (haldi), red chilli powder, coriander powder (dhania) and dry ginger powder (saunth). Roast the spices for a few seconds. Do not add salt at this stage.
    2/3 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1/2 Teaspoon Haldi (Turmeric Powder), 1/2 Teaspoon Dhania Powder (Coriander Powder), 1/2 Teaspoon Saunth (Ginger Powder)
    Dahi Aloo Recipe Step By Step Instruction 7
  • Add the coarsely mashed potatoes to the pan.
    Dahi Aloo Recipe Step By Step Instruction 8
  • Stir to coat the potatoes in the spices and lightly roast them for a minute.
    Dahi Aloo Recipe Step By Step Instruction 9
  • Add 2 cups of water to the potatoes.
    Dahi Aloo Recipe Step By Step Instruction 10
  • Mix well and bring it to a boil. Then turn the heat to low.
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  • Add the beaten yogurt to the pan in small spoonfuls while stirring the mixture, so the yogurt does not curdle.
    Dahi Aloo Recipe Step By Step Instruction 12
  • Keep stirring continuously and bring the mixture to a boil. Then add in salt and mix well.
    Dahi Aloo Recipe Step By Step Instruction 13
  • Sprinkle some kasuri methi (dry fenugreek leaves) on the top.
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  • Add chopped coriander leaves to the curry and mix well.
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  • Dahi Aloo are ready. Serve them hot with any Indian bread like paratha, puri or roti.
    Dahi Aloo Recipe Step By Step Instruction