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Sliced potatoes cooked in a simple onion & tomato gravy with spices.


Sliced Potatoes in thin Gravy ... Aloo ki Qatlian shorbay wali

* Prep. Time : 10 minutes
* Cook. Time : 35 - 40 minutes
* Serves : 2 - 3


  • 125 gm. potatoes, peeled & thinly sliced ( not too thin or too thick, keep in water )
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds ( methi dana )
  • 1/8 tsp. nigella seeds ( kalonji )
  • 1 tsp. ginger & garlic paste
  • 1/2 to 3/4 tsp. red chillies powder
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. salt ( or to taste )
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. garam masala powder
  • 2 green chillies, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped



  • Heat oil in a pan. Add onion and fry on medium heat until it turns golden.
  • Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds & nigella seeds; fry for few seconds.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, red chillies powder, turmeric powder; fry for few seconds ( take care not to burn it ).
  • Add tomato, salt and ( 1/2 cup ) water.






  • Cover & cook on medium heat for 15 minutes until the tomatoes are softened & the water dries out.
  • Cook, stirring frequently, until the mixture leaves oil.



  • Add potatoes & (1 cup ) water; stir well.





  • Cover & cook on medium heat until potatoes are tender.
  • Sprinkle garam masala, green chillies & chopped coriander.
  • Serve with Chapati.