Saturday, October 12, 2013

Navratra Special-Aloo ki Kadhi

Fasting is an act of religious faith.People observe it with commitment and deserve special respect.This blog endeavours to make their dinner somewhat tasty.Aloo Ki Kadhi is such a dish.However this dish can be used on other occasions too.


  • Aloo [potato]  500 gm
  • Curd   500 gm
  • Ginger  1" piece
  • Green chilli  4-5 pieces
  • Green coriander leaves  1 small bunch
  • Black pepper powder  1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder  1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida [hing]  2 pinch
  • Cumin seeds [Jeera]  1/4 tsp
  • Rock salt [sendha namak] to taste
  • Pure ghee  2 tsp   
  •        [Note:For other than fasting,normal salt and dry garam masala powder [1 tsp ]can be used.]

Serves 06 persons.


Boil the potatoes in a pressure cooker.Drain water and peel off the potatoes.

  • Mash partially the boiled potatoes into small pieces.
  • Beat the curd.
  • Chop the chili,ginger and green coriander leaves into fine pieces.


  • Heat oil in a pan and add hing & cumin seeds,Fry till cumin seeds turn dark brown,Add chilli and ginger pieces & fry slightly.
  • Add mashed potato & turmeric powder,and fry till it turns light brownish.
  • Add beaten curd, pepper powder and rock salt.
  •   Cook on low flame till the mixture boils,and, curd & potato are mixed..Close the flame.
  • Garnish with green coriander leaves.
Serve hot with puri or paratha made of Singhara or Kutu flour.


  1. Love thsi dish...also known around as "Dahi Aaloo"!! Such a quick one to make and goes with Poori, Paratha, Roti or Rice!!Great for a light meal as well!
    Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  2. Absolutely loved it..I think I am gonna try this soon :)