Indian potato recipes collection.
- Indian Potato Recipes
- Samosa chaat
- Oats paneer cutlet
- Smashed Potatoes
- Aloo Tikki
- Ragda patties
- Easy Bombay Potatoes Recipe
- South Indian Potato Curry
- Aloo Palak (Potato and Spinach Curry)
- Aloo gobi (Potato and Cauliflower Curry)
- Aloo Baingan (Potato and Eggplant Curry)
- Potato Cabbage Curry
- Potato Papaya Curry
- To conclude
Indian Potato Recipes
Potatoes are an integral part of Indian cooking and are used in so many ways in an Indian meal - curries, side dishes, and snacks. Here is a collection of some delicious potato recipes that will be a great addition to your curry night or Indian feast.
There are always some potatoes stocked in our pantry. These recipes are a great way to enjoy versatile potatoes in a new way. They are made with simple ingredients along with whole and ground spices.
Browse through these Indian potato recipes collection ranging from classic Indian foods to some lip-smacking chaat (Indian street foods) that are a treat to the taste buds.
Samosa is a popular snack and street food in India that is a flaky pastry filled with a spicy potato filling and deep-fried. From sweet shops to grocery stores to restaurants - these delicious indulgent snack is hugely popular not just all over India, but outside of India too.
The classic and most common filling used is a spicy potato and peas mixture that is stuffed to the rim. It is one of the best ways to enjoy potatoes.
Get the recipe here: Samosa recipe.
Spicy and tangy samosa chaat is a popular street food where crispy, flaky samosas are topped with chole masala or ragda and dressed with yogurt and chutneys. This delicious snack has so many flavors and textures. It can be easily customized to your liking.
Chaats are an integral part of Indian food and are loved by all. This delicious chaat is perfect for Diwali parties, gatherings, and parties. Every component used to make this samosa chat can be made and stored ahead of time. When you have guests, just assemble and serve.
Get the recipe here: Samosa chaat.
Oats paneer cutlet
Paneer oats cutlet is an easy-to-make snack that is packed with flavors. Also called potato oats tikki, they are basically patties made with cottage cheese, oats, potatoes, and spices.
Get the recipe here: Potato oats cutlet.
Crispy from the outside and soft from the inside, these masala smashed potatoes are perfect as a snack or appetizer. They are also great as a side dish with your main course. Gluten-free and vegan, these crispy potatoes are so easy to make and can be customized as per your liking and preference.
I am sharing how to make this easy recipe in an air fryer and oven. Parboiled baby potatoes are tossed in olive oil and special Indian spices, smashed thin, and baked (or air fried) by placing them in a single layer. The result is melt-in-mouth potatoes with crunchy skin. You can change the type of potatoes used or the spices added and customize it as per your preference.
Get the recipe here: Spiced smashed potatoes.
Crispy from the outside, and fluffy inside, these Indian-style potato patties are packed with flavors and so easy to make. Aloo tikki is a popular Indian street food made with potatoes that are seasoned with spices and herbs, shaped, and pan-fried until crispy.
They are so easy to make and have two main steps. Add spices to boiled potatoes, shape the patties, and shallow-fry them in 2-3 tablespoons of vegetable oil. Try this easy Indian potato recipe as an appetizer for parties or enjoy aloo tikki with a cup of masala chai.
Get the recipe here: Aloo tikki.
Ragda pattice is a popular street food made with potato patties and white peas curry that is dressed in onion, tomato, and chutneys. This popular Mumbai street food is also called aloo tikki chaat in North India.
This dish has two parts. First, is the ragda curry which is made with white peas; and the next is potato patties which are made with potatoes and spices. Aloo tikki can either be made at home or you can use store-bought tikkis, which are available in Indian grocery stores.
Get the recipe here: Ragda patties.
Replace the paneer in this paneer tikka recipe made using tandoori masala to make tandoori aloo tikka.
Easy Bombay Potatoes Recipe
Bombay aloo is a perfect side dish made with potatoes that taste super delicious and is super easy to make. This potato dry curry gets done in 30 minutes and is one of the easiest Indian dishes you will cook. These spicy potatoes are made with either Maris piper or Yukon gold potatoes; however, baby potatoes can also be used.
These pan-roasted potatoes are very easy to make and can be used as a filling in wraps and sandwiches. These spicy Indian potatoes are very popular outside of India, mainly in the UK, and are made with various spices. It is quite different from jeera aloo which is a popular dish in India.
We need to parboil the potatoes by placing them in a large pot (or a large saucepan) and adding cold water to cover them by one inch. We then make a simple masala base where onions are fried on medium-high heat and some spices are added. The potatoes are then tossed in this masala and simmered on low-medium heat. The spices used can be customized as per individual preference. You can also use curry powder or your favorite curry paste to make it.
Get the recipe here: Bombay potatoes.
South Indian Potato Curry
Easy and delicious South Indian aloo curry is the perfect pair with masala dosa. This simple recipe uses black mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, and curry leaves as the tempering made it ghee or coconut oil. You can adjust the amount of chili pepper as per your liking. It is finished with lemon juice and fresh cilantro, giving it a delicious lemony-cilantro flavor.
Make them for a brunch on a lazy weekend morning or pair them with roti for a quick lunch. You can also use this potato masala to make aloo bonda.
Get the recipe here: Potato curry for masala dosa.
Aloo Palak (Potato and Spinach Curry)
Healthy and delicious aloo palak is made with spinach, potatoes, and flavorful spices. This quick and easy version of spinach potato curry is made using frozen spinach in an Instant Pot and is ready in 20 minutes. Vegan, gluten-free, and one of the easiest Indian recipes you will cook.
Get the recipe here: Aloo palak.
Aloo gobi (Potato and Cauliflower Curry)
Aloo gobi (potato cauliflower curry) is a classic vegetarian Indian dish and one of the most common dish on the Indian restaurant menu as part of main courses. This popular Indian dish is made with potato (aloo), cauliflower (gobi), and spices.
This potato cauliflower curry recipe can be made in different ways. Both the vegetables soak up the flavors really well, resulting in a very delicious gobi aloo masala. Pair it with coconut milk pulao for a scrumptious vegan meal.
Spices like coriander powder, cumin powder, and red chili powder (or cayenne pepper) are cooked in a masala base made with red onions and tomatoes. These powdered spices can be replaced with curry powder. It is then finished with garam masala and fresh coriander leaves.
Get the recipe here: Aloo gobi.
Skip the cauliflower in this recipe and add green peas to make aloo matar.
Aloo Baingan (Potato and Eggplant Curry)
Aloo baingan is an easy Indian curry made with potatoes and eggplant (or brinjal) cooked in aromatic spices. In Hindi, 'aloo' means potato and 'baingan' means eggplant. These are the main vegetables used in this naturally gluten-free and vegan dish. Brinjal sabzi can be paired with roti or Basmati rice for a delicious meal in under 30 minutes.
This Indian style baingan aloo masala is made with earthy spices cooked in onion-tomato gravy. And the good news is that there is no need to fry onions until they are golden brown in this home-style curry. I am sharing a very easy version of this recipe made in the Instant Pot.
Get the recipe here: Aloo baingan.
Potato Cabbage Curry
Finely shredded cabbage cooked with potatoes and peas is a simple and flavourful dish that can be enjoyed with steamed rice, roti, and sometimes just by itself. Popularly called bandhakopir torkari, this Bengali-style cabbage curry is made without onion and garlic. This delicious curry can also be paired with red rice.
Get the recipe here: Potato and cabbage curry.
Potato Papaya Curry
Green papaya and potatoes cooked in a spicy masala base is a delicious Bengali-style curry that is perfect for cold winter nights. Making this comforting curry in the Instant Pot saves a lot of time and gives perfect taste and texture.
This traditional curry is made with chunks of papaya and potatoes cooked in whole and powdered spices. The main flavor of this dish comes from nigella seeds.
Get the recipe here: Potato curry with green papaya.
Potatoes are something we always have in our pantry and are so versatile. Different types of potatoes are used extensively in Indian recipes and are an integral part of Indian cuisine. That includes different varieties like red potatoes, yellow potatoes, russet potatoes, or baby potatoes.