Aloo Do Pyaza

Want to prepare something really interesting but can't really decide what to cook? This aloo do pyaza recipe is simple, hassle free and super fast to prepare. With potato and onions as the major ingredients, this recipe gets done in close to 30 minutes and tastes amazing.



What is Aloo Do Pyaza?

Aloo do pyaza is a variation of Indian preparation, prepared with just a basic tomato and onion masala. This curry has fried potato wedges with some thick cut onions and capsicum in the gravy. It's a simple and quick recipe, usually served in vegetarian Indian restaurants in the similar style.


Important tips to make Aloo Do Pyaza 

Aloo do Pyaza is a popular Indian dish made with potatoes, onions, and spices. It's easy to make at home with just a few ingredients and some simple techniques. Here are some tips on how to create the best Aloo do Pyaza.

  1. Start by cutting your potatoes into cubes. Then, cut the onions into small pieces. This will ensure the potatoes and onions cook evenly.

  1. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a large pan over medium heat. Once hot, add the chopped onions and stir-fry them until they are lightly browned

  1. Add the cubed potatoes to the pan and mix them with the onions. Cook them until the potatoes are soft

  1. Add in your favorite spices, such as turmeric, coriander powder, cumin, garam masala, and salt to taste. Stir everything together until the spices are evenly distributed throughout the dish.

  1. Cover the pan and let the Aloo do Pyaza simmer for about 10-15 minutes. Check periodically to make sure the potatoes are cooked through and are not burning.

  1. Finally, garnish the Aloo do Pyaza with freshly chopped cilantro and serve hot with your favorite accompaniments. Enjoy!

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How to make Aloo Do Pyaza 

  1. Wash, peel and slice 6-7 medium sized potatoes into wedges.

  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add potato wedges. Fry until they turn golden. Remove and keep aside.
  3. Add 1 cup onion cubes and 1 cup capsicum cubes. Fry for a minute. Remove and keep aside.
  4. To the same pan add 1 tbsp oil. Add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds, 2 cardamom, 1 black cardamom, 2 cloves, 4-5 black peppercorns, 1 bay leaf and 2 dried red chillies. Sauté until fragrant.
  5. Add 2 chopped onions. Fry until onions turn golden brown.
  6. Add 1 tbsp ginger and garlic paste. Sauté until the raw smell goes away.
  7. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tbsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and 1/2 tsp cumin powder. Cook for a minute.
  8. Add 2 grated tomatoes and mix well.
  9. Add salt to taste. Sauté until oil separates.
  10. Add 1 tsp garam masala and 1 tbsp kasuri methi. Sauté for a minute.
  11. Add water and mix.
  12. Add the fried potatoes and mix them well. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  13. Add the onion and capsicum cubes. Mix them together. Cook for two minutes.
  14. Add some chopped coriander leaves and 2 chopped green chillies. Mix everything well.
  15. Serve hot with roti or paratha.

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Expert Tips

1) Make sure to saute the Masala well enough.

2) Add a little salt while sauteing the raw vegetables to help them cook faster.

3) Add water if the masala starts to stick to the pan to deglaze the pan.


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