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Simple Aloo tomato curry – Potato tomato curry recipe

Aloo tomato curry is famous every day dish in north Indian households. This curry acts as a special side dish in breakfast and even great for hot rice. Do you have aloo / potatoes and tomatoes in your kitchen? Then this recipe helps to taste you the delicious curry. Aloo tomato curry is light weight food that is prepared with zero spices. While preparing this dish people follow different ways like by adding chat masalas, mixing with green peas or any other vegetables.

After listening the name of the recipe I am sure you will think that this aloo tomatos curry could be a best pair with pooris, is it? Yes you can also use this as side dish in breakfasts. Aloo tomato curry is also called as aloo tamater ki sabzi in hindi. Lets see how to prepare this potato tomato curry.

Aloo tomato curry

Aloo tomato curry


Aloo tomato curry ingredients

  • Aloos / Potatoes – 4
  • Tomatoes – 2
  • Onions – 2
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Green chilies – 2
  • Tempering seeds – 1tbsp
  • Oil – 4tbsp
  • Salt (required)
  • Red chili powder – 1tbsp
  • Coriander seeds powder – 1tbsp
  • Coriander leaves
  • Curry leaves

How to Make

Preparation process

Preparation process2

Step 1: Chop the aloo / potatoes, tomatoes, onions and green chilies. Keep this a side.

Step 2: Wash the coriander leaves in water 2-3 times. Keep this a side.

Cooking process

Step 3: Take a pan on stove give it a medium flame.

Step 4: Add oil to it. After oil getting hot add tempering seeds.

oil getting hot add tempering seeds1

Step 5: Let the tempering seeds fry in the oil till sizzling.

Step 6: Now add onions and green chilies. Fry it for 5 mins.

add onions and green chilies

Step 7: Now add ginger garlic paste. Mix it with onions and fry it for 1 min.

add ginger garlic paste

Step 8: Add chopped tomatoes into it. Fry it for 2 mins.

Add chopped tomatoes

Step 9: Sprinkle required salt and red chili powder.

Sprinkle required salt and red chili powder

Step 10: Mix it well.

Mix it well1

Step 11: After 2mins add potatoes pieces.

After 2mins add potatoes pieces

Step 12: Mix it with tomato mixture and pour 1 glass of water.

Mix it with tomato mixture

Step 13: Cover the pan with lid and let it cook for 10mins.

Step 14: Now open the lid, the curry becomes strong. Test whether the potato is cooked nicely or not.

Step 15: Add coriander seeds powder to the potato curry and mix well.

Add coriander seeds powder

Step 16: After 2mins turn off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.

flame and garnish with coriander leaves

Aloo tomato curry ready.

Health benefits are more if you eat boiled potatoes. Boiled potatoes consists of rich minerals, vitamins, potassium, vitamin B & C and phosphorous. These are low in calories and rich in fiber. Since potatoes are available year round, this vegetable is considered as a comfort food by people. Eating of potatoes reduces the blood pressure, grows vitamin B6 levels which are most essential for human body, prevents immunity, fiber in potatoes helps for easy digestion and keeps you away from health risks. Most of the curries need tomatoes for getting gravy. Tomatoes can also be eaten as raw or you can add in dishes. Even tomato is having lot of health benefits like it lowers the risk of cancer, reduces heart disease and protect from thrombosis. Tomatoes are good source of folate, vitamins K, C, A and potassium. So potatoes and tomatoes are the best combination for not only for preparing nice dish but also well for health.