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Spicy Aloo Ki Sabzi Recipe

Spicy Aloo Ki Sabzi Recipe

Spicy Aloo Ki Sabzi Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Cuisine Pakistani
Servings 4


  • cup Oil
  • ½ tsp Kalonji (Nigella Seeds)
  • 4 small Onions
  • 1 tsp Crushed Ginger
  • 1 tsp Crushed Garlic
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • Salt To Taste
  • 2 Tomatoes 
  • 1 Bird's Eye Chili
  • 3 Potatoes
  • ½ cup Cilantro Leaves
  • ½ Lemon Juice


  • Heat oil. Add kalonji (nigella seeds) and fry for a few seconds until they begin to pop.
  • Add chopped onion and brown on medium-low heat for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add crushed ginger and garlic and fry for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  • Add ground spices (turmeric, red chili and coriander powder) and fry for 30 seconds – 1 minute until aromatic. Splash with water to deglaze the pan if necessary.
  • Add chili, tomatoes and salt. Fry on high heat to soften the tomatoes, about 5 minutes.
  • Add potatoes and stir well to coat in masala.
  • Add ½ - 1 cup water - just enough to cover the potatoes - and bring to boil. Lower heat and let the masala simmer in uncovered saucepan until potatoes are done. Check for salt and spice, and adjust as necessary.
  • Turn off heat and gently fold in diced cilantro. Top with lemon juice. Place a tight fitting lid on the saucepan and let the potatoes steam for another 5 minutes.

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