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Mathura ke Dubki wale aloo
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Dubki Wale Aloo Recipe

Dubki wale aloo curry is a specialty of the Indian city Mathura. With just spices this potato curry turns out so delicious, filling and comforting. Serve with poori or kachori for a true soul food. Here is how to make Matura ke dubki wale aloo curry.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 167kcal
Author: Harini


  • 4 large potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1/2 inch ginger peeled and minced
  • 3 dried red chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon amchur powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves


  • Scrub, rinse and peel the potatoes. Chop them roughly into cubes.
  • Heat a pressure cooker base with 1 tablespoon oil. You can use mustard or any other cooking oil.
  • Once the oil is well heated, temper with cumin and coriander seeds. Add minced ginger and broken dried chilies. Saute well till the chilies turn dark.
  • Add the cubed potatoes and saute well.
  • Add chili powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste. Mix well.
  • Now add 2 cups water and mix very well.
  • Close the cooker and pressure cook for 4-5 whistles.
  • Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and simmer the curry.
  • As the curry is simmering using a masher or the back of a ladle mash the potatoes as much as you can, They should be mostly mashed with few pieces here and there.
  • You can keep the curry thin or simmer till it thickens a bit. Once the curry reaches the desired consistency add amchur and garam masala powder.
  • Mix well, add cilantro leaves and remove from flame. Serve Mathura ke dubki wale aloo warm or hot.


You can halve or double the recipe
You can use baby potatoes in this recipe


Serving: 3g | Calories: 167kcal