Potato Onion Sabji

Potato Onion Sabji

Aloo / potato is one of the common vegetable used in many dishes say main dish or side dish. It is very rich in carbohydrate . It has so much of energy that it is sufficient for a person to manage a day without any food.

Today I am showing how to prepare Aloo Onion Curry. It goes well with all types of Dosas like Masala Dosa, Plain Dosa, Set Dosa, Kaali Dosa, Rava Dosa etc., Chapathi, Paratha, Poori and many more.

I have made little spicy and tastier Aloo Onion Curry. I have added tomatoes to have tangy taste which goes hand in hand with dosa, chapatti, poori.


Ingredients :

Onion                                                             3 medium size

Potato                                                            2 medium size

Tomato                                                          2-3 medium size

Green Chillies                                             10-12

Ginger paste                                                ½ tsp

Curry leaves                                                one fist full

Coriander leaves                                       one fist full

Channa dal                                                   1 tsp

Urad dal                                                        ½ tsp

Mustard                                                        1 tsp

Oil                                                                    2 tbsp

Lemon                                                           2 nos. big

Water as required

Salt to taste


Method :

Cook potatoes till soft in pressure cooker. Peel the skin. Mash it and keep aside.

Cut onion into pieces. Finely chop curry and coriander leaves and keep aside. Cut green chillies into small pieces.

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In a pan put 3 tbsp oil and temper with mustard and chana.

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Add turmeric, cut green chillies, onion and fry for 2-3 mins in medium flame.

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Now add salt, curry leaves, tomato puree mix well and cook for 2-3 mins.

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Add ½ cup water and cook for 2 mins.

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Add mashed potato and mix well. Close the lid for 2 mins in low flame.

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Switch off the flame squeeze lemon juice and mix. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Onion potato curry / palya is ready to eat. Serve with hot poori, chapathi, dosa, paratha.

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Tips :

If you want your gravy to be little watery add water as per your required consistency. You can add garam masala, chilli powder to get your curry more spicy. You can also add grated coconut for added taste.

Shyla Nagesh


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