aloo kurma recipe

Aloo Kurma Recipe – How to Make Andhra Style Potato Kurma

Aloo kurma otherwise known as ‘Bangaladumpa Kurma’ (ఆలుగడ్డ కుర్మా or బంగాళాదుంప కుర్మా) is a very popular homely recipe in Andhra. Though there are many versions of potato kurma, Andhra style aloo kurma recipe has a unique place in the cookbooks of Indian culinary.

Aloo Kurma Recipe Andhra Style:

Though I have got a big collection of cookbooks on aloo kurma recipes, I find this Andhra style potato kurma as a standout one as it’s healthy and easy to make.

With its rich aroma and irreplaceable taste, Andhra style aloo kurma recipe is perfectly formulated gravy for biryani which we often can make at home.

Generally, I make this finger-licking Andhra style aloo kurma curry (ఆలు కుర్మా) for chapatis/rotis and, believe me, it’s a perfect side dish for any flavoured rice or pulav.

step by step Andhra style aloo kurma recipe or potato kurma curry:

Andhra style potato kurma recipe is a stand out one as it’s healthy and easy to make.

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How to Make Andhra Style Aloo Kurma Recipe

Recipe Type: Side dish
Cuisine: Andhra cuisine
Author: Cherie
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 40 mins
Total time: 55 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • Boiled potatoes – 2 large
  • Tomatoes – 2 medium
  • Onions – 1 large
  • Coconut – ¼ grated
  • Chickpeas – 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Beaten Curd – 2 tbsp
  • Chopped Coriander – 1 tbsp
  • Chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric – pinch
  • Salt – as needed
  • Cloves – 2
  • Cardamom – 1
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch

Instructions:

  1. Take little oil in a pan. Add all the spices. Once they sizzle, add the chickpeas and fry till golden colour. Add the grated coconut and stir once and turn off the flame. Put all the ingredients in a blender and make a smooth paste by adding little water.
  2. Add the remaining oil in the pan. Fry the onions till transparent. Add salt, turmeric and stir. Now add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw flavour is gone.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes and chilli powder. Cook till oil comes out. Now add the above paste, chillies, curd to this and mix well. Cook for 10 min with the closed lid.
  4. Add the potatoes and cook for 5 more minutes. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with puri, chapathi or any flavoured rice.

Notes:

* Try not to add chopped tomatoes till the onions become transparent and lose its raw flavour.

aloo kurma recipe

How to Make Andhra Style Potato Kurma Recipe

Aloo Kurma is a perfect side dish for any flavoured rice or pulav.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Boiled potatoes large-sized
  • 2 Tomatoes medium-sized
  • 1 Onions large-sized
  • ¼ Coconut grated
  • 1 tsp Chickpeas
  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp Beaten Curd
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Coriander
  • ½ tsp Chilli powder
  • Pinch Turmeric
  • Salt as needed
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 Cardamom
  • 1 inch Cinnamon

Instructions
 

  • Take little oil in a pan. Add all the spices. Once they sizzle, add the chickpeas and fry till golden colour. Add the grated coconut and stir once and turn off the flame. Put all the ingredients in a blender and make a smooth paste by adding little water.
  • Add the remaining oil in the pan. Fry the onions till transparent. Add salt, turmeric and stir. Now add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw flavour is gone.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and chilli powder. Cook till oil comes out. Now add the above paste, chillies, curd to this and mix well. Cook for 10 min with the closed lid.
  • Add the potatoes and cook for 5 more minutes. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with puri, chapathi or any flavoured rice.

Notes

*  Try not to add chopped tomatoes till the onions become transparent and lose its raw flavour.
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