There are certain vegetables that never go out of season or style, in fact, they go on to become a staple of sorts. They continue to rule our meals in different avatars. Thinking about the Indian staple diet without potatoes is impossible. We love to add potatoes to everything we eat, whether it is methi ki sabzi, baigan, beans or even pulao, most Indian dishes have potatoes complimenting them. But that doesn't mean potatoes can't be the star of the show. This root vegetable makes up for many delectable snack recipes, from something as simple as chips to elaborate snacks like tikkis and samosas! Potatoes are so common in India that people assume that it is local to our country; however, it is Spaniards that brought this delicious vegetable to us.
So, if you have been craving potatoes, we have found twelve unique and delicious curries that are all potato-based. An aloo curry can be prepared in many ways and will always manage to steal the show in every lunch/dinner table in Indian homes.
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Here are Indian Aloo Cries You Can Try Your Hands At:
1. Aloo Wadiyan
Wadiyan are essentially sun dried urad dal nuggets, they are spicy due to the various spices and chillies that are added to urad dal while making it. Here is a simple aloo wadiyan recipe with fried wadiyan and potatoes cooked together in a mesh of spices until tender. Pair with rice or roti for a wholesome meal. Find the recipe here.
A mouth-watering amalgamation of marinated and fried aloo and paneer chunks, cooked in flavourful gravy of onion-tomato, milk, butter and spices that are sure to tantalise your taste buds. Find the recipe here.
Fried potatoes stuffed with paneer, tossed in a rich and flavourful onion and tomato gravy, dum aloo cooked in lakhnavi style makes for a great option for an elaborate spread! Find the recipe here.
Planning to fast on Navratri? There are plenty of options that you can explore. Aloo is one of them and here is an irresistible aloo curry that is sure to make fasting a fun affair. With a rich and dense addition of curd, vrat wale dahi aloo makes for a refreshing variation from the usual fried aloo dishes that are common during the fasting period. Find the recipe here.
5. Aloo Gosht
A spectacular mix of mutton, curd and potatoes cooked in a delicious combination of spices. Cook this interesting recipe for your next dinner party at home and watch your guests licking their fingers clean. Find the recipe here.
A quick and easy indulgent fare, aloo rasedaar is the perfect pick for all your festive occasions or one of those breezy afternoons for a comfort meal. Find the recipe here.
7. Aloo Qorma
Giving a tough competition to the mutton counterpart, aloo qorma can be the star dish of your next dinner spread. Cooked in rich and luscious yogurt based gravy along with a host of spices and cashew nut paste, aloo qorma can be an innovative addition to your lunch or dinner menu. Find the recipe here.
8. Dum Aloo
Dum aloo is a Kashmiri delicacy made by deep-frying potatoes and cooking it in a spicy curry made with flavourful spices and yoghurt. Find the recipe here.
A delicious curry from the coast of Kerala, this potato curry is a blend of sweet and spicy flavours that makes it wholesome and scrumptious. Find the recipe here.
10. Mughlai Aloo
If you want a potato curry with a rich and creamy gravy then Mughlai aloo is for you. Baby potatoes are cooked in a blend of aromatic spices to give a yummy dish. Find the recipe here.
With lemon juice, red chilli powder and garlic, these potatoes make for a garlicky and tangy flavoured curry for spice lovers. Find the recipe here.
12. Potato Curry
You can never go wrong with classic recipes and this potato curry is quintessential in every household. Pair it with parathas and you have a delicious lunch. Find the recipe here.
If you are looking unique and delicious ways to prepare potatoes then try out one of these recipes. Do tell us in the comments which recipe is your favourite.