Mathura Aloo

Mathura Aloo veg

From   Hi Tea

Prep: 20 minutes


Cook: 15 minutes


Method: Easy


Course: Main Course

Key Ingredients:

Spicy and flavourful this potato preparation can be served with kachoris or puris


  • Potatoes, boiled, peeled and crushed 2
  • Ghee 2 tbsps
  • Cumin seeds ¾ tsp
  • Carom seeds (ajwain) ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida 2 pinches
  • Green chillies, chopped 2
  • Ginger, grated 1 inch
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) paste ½ tsp
  • Gram flour (besan) 1 tbsp
  • Medium tomato, chopped 1
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Dried mango powder (amchur) ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Garam masala powder 1 tbsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp


  • Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, carom seeds and asafoetida and saute till the seeds change colour.
  • Add green chillies, ginger, turmeric powder, fenugreek seed paste and gram flour and mix well.
  • Add tomato, red chilli powder, dried mango powder, salt and a little water. Mix well and cook.
  • Add crushed boiled potatoes, garam masala powder and coriander leaves and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve hot with kachori.