Zat pat Aloo Subji

Zat Pat Aloo is a recipe by my friend Padma Reddy. I enjoyed watching her making it. I am sure you will like it.

potato subji

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Tasty Potato Subji

Aloo aka means potato subji is very popular all over India.

Basic recipe is same with some minor variations. In Gujarati language its called Batata nu shaak

Potato subji is always favorite among children and adult alike. It goes with Khichdi, rice dishes and different kind of rotis as well.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb potatoes
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground red pepper
  • 1 Tsp each ground coriander and cumin powder each
  • 1 Tsp ginger paste
  • 1 Tbsp Yogurt optional
  • 1 Tsp Garam masala
  • 2 Tbsp fresh finely chopped fresh cilantro leaves

How to Prepare


1. Peel potatoes and immerse into the water so it does not tarnish.

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2. Cut onion as you wish into pieces.

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cut potatoes

3. Cut potatoes into cubes.

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saute onion and potatoes

4. In a wok on a medium high heat add oil of your choice. Add onions and potatoes and saute them till golden brown. It can take 5-7 minutes to to saute’ them.

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Zatpat aloo

5. Add Ginger paste and salt. Mix with spatula very well. Cover and let it cook in steam for few minutes till potatoes are little soft and tender.

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Spices

6. Add red pepper, turmeric, coriander and cumin powder and tomatoes and  mix it well. Add 1 cup of water. Cover and let it cook more.

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Aloo subji

7. Add yogurt, garam masala and few cilantro leaves. Stir, Cover.

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Batata Nu Shaak

8. Potato subji is ready for you. Enjoy it with warm tortillas or rice, its equally palatable.

Serve potatoes warm.

Tips

Yogurt and garam masala goes together. If you like mild flavor omit garam masala.

For vegan I highly recommend not to add yogurt. This potatoes dish is flavorful at any time .

Does your dish look this colorful? Let me know in your comments!

How did you make this dish? I would love to hear your recipes and happy to post it on my blog.

 

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