Aloo Palda Recipe

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Aloo Palda
How To Make Aloo Palda
  • Recipe By: Malini Horiuchi, Food Blogger at The Restaurant Fairy's Kitchen
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Aloo Palda Recipe: Pahari-style potatoes in a creamy yogurt gravy with warm spices like cloves and cardamom and more.

Ingredients of Aloo Palda

  • 3 potatoes, peeled and chopped into finger fries
  • 1 cup onions sliced
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1 strip of cinnamon bark
  • 5-6 cloves
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds.
  • Pinch of hing (asafetida)
  • 2 tablespoons of raw rice and 3 green cardamoms (grind with 4 tablespoons of water)
  • 6 cups of yogurt whisked

How to Make Aloo Palda

  • 1.Heat 2 tablespoons of ghee.
  • 2.Add 1 black cardamom, 1 strip of cinnamon bark, 5-6 cloves, pinch of hing and 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds.
  • 3.Now add the sliced onions followed by 2 teaspoons of coriander powder, ¾ teaspoon turmeric, 1 teaspoon garam masala and salt.
  • 4.Add the potatoes and mix well.
  • 5.Cover and cook on medium heat for 15 minutes till potatoes are almost cooked.
  • 6.Mix the ground rice with the whisked yogurt.
  • 7.Add the yogurt mixture to potatoes and keep stirring on medium heat till the gravy comes to a boil.
  • 8.Let it boil additionally for 5 minutes. Add salt and cilantro, serve hot.