June 27, 2007


Last sunday I prepared great lunch for my family. Rice dish is easy vegetable pulao. For this as combo, I prepared aloo gravy, coconut chutney and Cabbade-peas fry as the side dishes. Plain sambar also prepared by me. From today onwards I will post one by one recipes. Today I am posting aloo gravy. Here is my recipe:

Aloo Tomato Gravy:
Prep : 30mts (to boil aloo)
Cooking time : 20mts
Serves : 4
Cuisine : Andhra

3 boiled aloo (cut into cube sized pieces)
3 tbsp oil
1 tsp jeera
1 tsp mustards
few curry leaves
1 big chopped onion
a big pinch of turmeric powder
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 finely chopped medium size tomatoes
1.5 tsp red chilli powder
salt as per taste
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 cup water
finely chopped coriander leaves for garnish

1. Boil potatoes, cut into cube sized pieces and keep aside.

2. Chopp onion and tomatoes and keep aside.

3. Heat oil, add jeera and mustards, let them pop, add chopped onions and curry leaves, fry till transparent on medium heat.

4. Turn the heat to low, add turmeric powder and ginger garlic paste, mix, fry for few seconds.

5. Add potato cubes, mix gently, covered, cook for five minutes on low heat.

6. Add chopped tomato, mix, covered, cook for more 5 minutes on low heat. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, salt and 1/2 cup water. Mix gently, covered, stirring, cook till gravy comes to desired thicken.

7. Turn off the heat, garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.

8. Serve with any pulao rice dishes, white rice, chapatis and puris also. This is very tasty combination for all.
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  1. anything with potato is great. in my house all are potato fans. this gravy looks so good.

  2. anusharajiJune 27, 2007

    sharmi is right
    but the gravy looks divine

  3. that sounds like a very nice lunch spread! potato gravy looks yum, lovely color :)

  4. hi nice dish....love potato gravy with chapati....

  5. potato gravy looks delicious. potato are our favorite for puris and chapatis.

  6. Hi Jyothi,
    That looks great! Cant wait to see your other recipes.


  7. Hi!
    Potato gravy looks delicious! this goes well with plain dosais too!

  8. gosh...the potato gravy looks devine...great recipe...thanks for sharing

  9. This is one of my favourite dishes. Can't wait to see the others.

  10. The potato gravy looks yummy....Potato is an all-time favourite in our home!

  11. @Hi Sharmi, thanks for your valuable comments. Keep on visiting.

    @Hi Raji, thanks a lot.

    @Hi Richa. Thanks for dropping by.

  12. @Hi shanti, even I too like the combo of chapati and aloo gravy. Thanks.

    @Hi Roopa, you are absolutely right. Potatos are very good combo for puri's and chapatis. Thanks.

    @Hi Aruna, thanks a lot.

  13. @Hi Usha, you are perfect. Thanks for dropping by.

    @Hi Dilip, thanks a lot for your kind words. Keep on coming.

    @Hi Cynthia, thanks for dropping by.

  14. @Hi Neelam, even in my family, this is all time favorite. Thanks for dropping by. Keep on visiting.

  15. Hi jothi,
    Potato Gravy looks great. It becomes my favorite and started doing it often. Thanks for the great dish.

  16. @Hi Sujatha, thanks for dropping by. Keep on visiting.

  17. Hi:
    I made this a few days ago and it was great! Just finished the last yesterday for a lunch at work with brown rice. I'll be makng it again. Thanks for the recipe. :)

  18. @Hi J, glad you like it. Thanks for your lovely words. Keep on coming.