Dubki wale Aloo/ Spicy Potato Gravy

Dubki Wale Aloo/Spicy Potato Gravy

Dubki wale Aloo is a simple ,spicy potato curry which requires a very few ingredients.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian Cuisine.
Servings 6


  • 4 Medium Potatoes (boiled)
  • 4 Big ripe Tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp Oil of your choice(I used mustard oil)
  • 2 Inch Ginger
  • 4 Fresh Green Chili
  • 2 Tbsp Plain Yoghurt
  • 1 Tsp Ghee/Clarified Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Crushed Dry Fenugreek Leaves/Kasoori Methi.


  • 1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 Tsp Black Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Dry Mango Powder

Spices for tempering

  • 1 Tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Fennel seeds
  • 1 Tsp Carom seeds
  • 1 Tsp Cumin seeds
  • pinch of Asafoetida

For Garnish

  • 1/4 Cups Chopped Fresh Cilantro


  • Place tomatoes in a bowl with sufficient water and microwave it for 7 minutes.
  • Peel the skin and make a puree.(I used Masher ,you can use blender as well)
  • Make a fine paste of ginger and green chilies.
  • Heat oil.
  • Crush all the spices written under tempering and add it to the oil. Add asafoetida.
  • Add ginger chili paste .Saute till raw smell turns into a fragrant one.
  • Mix kashmiri red chili powder with 2 tbsp of water.
  • Lower the heat and ad it to the pan.Cook for 2 minutes.Make sure it doesnt 't burn.
  • Add tomato puree to it and saute it for 4-5 minute on low /medium flame.
  • Cover it and cook for another 4-5 minute on low flame.
  • Add turmeric,coriander powder,black salt and dry mango powder.
  • Mix it well and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Cut 3 potatoes in cubes and crush one potato.
  • Cook it on the medium heat for 4-5 minutes and lower the heat.Add whisked(beaten yoghurt)
  • Stir it continously for 5 minutes to prevent yoghurt from curdling.
  • Add crushed dry fenugreek leaves. Taste the gravy and adjust salt according to your taste.
  • Let it simmer for 2-3 minute.Finish it off with desi ghee(optional)
  • Tastes best with Poori ,Paratha or roti.

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