Website of the Year India 2016

Aloo Tamatar Recipe

Aloo Tamatar is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 22 June, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 6 - medium size potatoes
  • 2 - medium size, ripe tomatoes
  • 1/2 inch - ginger
  • 1 - medium size onion
  • A pinch of cumin seeds
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • A pinch of garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 4 tbsp - cooking oil
  • How to Make Aloo Tamatar:

    1. Peel the potatoes. Cut them into four pieces each and soak in water.
    2. Slice the onions to thin pieces and mince or grate the ginger.
    3. Cut tomatoes into six pieces each.
    4. Heat oil in a cooker on medium heat and add cumin seeds, onion, ginger, tomatoes, turmeric powder, green chillies and garam masala.
    5. Stir everything till this 'masala' sweats.
    6. Add the potatoes. Mix them well with the masala.
    7. Add one cup water and close the lid of the cooker.
    8. Remove it from heat after two whistles.
    9. Open the cooker after fifteen minutes.
    10. Eat this delectable dish with hot, fresh chappati and curds.


    Bawarchi of the Week

    Subbalakshmi Renganathan

    Subbalakshmi Renganathan

    Subbalakshmi Renganathan is an expert of traditional Tamil cooking who inspires everyone through her simple, innovative blog.

    know more
  • Sooji Ki Kheer

    Sooji Ki Kheer


  • Spicy Dosa

    Spicy Dosa


  • Healthy rice flour roti