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Dahi Aloo Recipe

Dahi Aloo

Dahi Aloo is one of the most common recipes made in every Indian household.  Aloo in curd gravy tastes awesome. The tangy nature of curd gives a perfect balance to the dahi aloo recipe. Potato (Aloo) is one such versatile vegetable which can be added to many recipes. A number of aloo recipes are available all over the Internet. It goes very well with roti or paratha for your lunch or dinner.

Detailed Dahi Aloo recipe is below

Prep time

10 min

Cook time

15 min

Total time

25 min




Course: Main Course

Skill Level: Easy

Diet: Vegetarian

Cuisine: Indian

Serves: 4

Ingredients for Dahi Aloo recipe

To make Dahi Aloo

  • 1 tablespoon ghee  (clarified butter)
  • 1 bay leaf (tej patta)
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds)
  • 1-inch ginger finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 green chilli slit
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder (Lal Mirch powder)
  • 2 large potato boiled and cubed
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup curd (dahi) whisked
  • ½ teaspoon salt (or as per taste)
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon kasuri methi (dry fenugreek) leaves crushed
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves finely chopped

Ingredients for Dahi Aloo recipe

To make Aloo recipe with Curd

  • Firstly, in a thick bottomed kadai heat ghee and sauté 1 bay leaf and 1 tsp jeera till they are aromatic. Further add 1-inch ginger, 1 green chilli and sauté well. Keeping the flame on low add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and sauté for 30 seconds.

Dahi Aloo

Dahi Aloo

  • Furthermore, add 1 cup water and 1 cup whisked curd. Add water as required.

Dahi Aloo

  • Stir continuously on low flame till the curd combines well. Stir well keeping the flame on low else there is a chance for curd to curdle. Now add 2 large boiled and cubed potato along with salt.

Dahi Aloo

  • Mix well, cover and simmer for 5 minutes or till potato absorbs flavour. Now add garam masala powder, kasuri methi and coriander leaves. Mix well.
  • Finally, serve dahi aloo along with hot steamed rice or roti.

Dahi Aloo

Recipe notes


  • After adding curd, make sure you stir continuously to avoid the curd from curdling.
  • Adjust the water quantity accordingly.

“Enjoy your Path to Mom. Relish every moment!”

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