Aloo Sabzi - How to make Aloo Sabzi?

how to make aloo sabji

Aloo sabzi recipe enables you make this side dish and use it for items like rava idli and thatte idli. The aloo sagu, another name for this sabzi, is also a right choice for pooris, chapatis and dosas. Aloos and onions are the two main items you need to make this food. Use this aloo sabzi recipe and prepare a curry with a fine taste of its own.

One of the things you have to know on how to make aloo sabzi is you can experiment with the aloo sabzi recipe by varying the amount of aloos and onions you use

For instance, prepare aloo sabji first with more potatoes, less onions. The next time you make the same sagu, just reverse the process. Then, settle on the one you feel has a better taste.

I prefer to use more onions and less potatoes for the aloo sagu.

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Servings: 2-3


1. Oil 1 tablespoon
2. Mustard 1/4 teaspoon
3. Channa dal 1/2 teaspoon
4. Urad dal 1/2 teaspoon
5. Cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon
6. Green chillies 4-5
7. Ginger 1/2 teaspoon (chopped)
8. Onions 2-3
9. Aloos / Potatoes 3-4
10. Roasted Gram dal powder 1 teaspoon
11. Turmeric 1/4 teaspoon
12. Fresh coriander leaves 1 teaspoon
13. Salt to taste

How to make Aloo Sabzi?

1. Cut the potatoes into quarter-sized pieces, if are using big potatoes.

Cook the potatoes with the skin until it is soft.

2. Remove the skin of the cooked potatoes.

3. Mash the potatoes into big chunks.

4. Heat oil in a pan.
5. Add mustard when the oil is hot.

6. Add channa dal, urad dal, and cumin seeds when the mustard starts to splutter.


Fry till the dals turn to golden brown.
7. Add curry leaves and chopped green chillies.


Fry for 1 minute.
8. Add the chopped onions and ginger.

Fry till the onions becomes tender.

9. Add the mashed potatoes, roasted gram dal powder, turmeric, salt and 1 cup of water.


Stir the mix.
10. Boil the sabji / sagu for 5 minutes.

If the sabji is too thick, add little more water.

If the sabji is watery, lightly mash the potatoes with the spatula.

11. Boil for few more minutes.


Add coriander leaves.
12. Aloo sabzi or aloo sagu is ready.


TIPS Aloo Sabzi Recipe
1. If you want to use less oil:

- In Step 4, use less oil.

- After onion is half-fried, add 1/4 cup of water and cook till onion is soft.