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Mathura Ke Dubki Wale Aloo Recipe

Written by on November 17, 2022

mathura ke dubki wale aloo recipe

Mathura ke dubki wale aloo recipe – a thin spiced and tasty curry made with potatoes and famous in Mathura – one of the holy cities in the northern part of India, in Uttar Pradesh. A vegan recipe.
  • 600 to 650grams potatoes
  • 2 to 3green chillies – chopped
  • 1teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1teaspoon dry ginger powder or 1-inch ginger finely chopped
  • 1teaspoon kashmiri red chilli powder 
  • ½teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ¼teaspoon asafoetida powder (hing)
  • 1teaspoon dry mango powder (amchur powder)
  • 1teaspoon Garam Masala
  • ¼cup chopped coriander leaves
  • 3cups water
  • 2tablespoon oil
  • salt as required
Boiling Potatoes
  • Boil the potatoes till they are very well cooked and can be easily mashed.
  • Peel and lightly mash the potatoes. Keep aside.
Making Mathura Ke Dubki Wale Aloo
  • Heat oil in a pan. Crackle the cumin first.
  • Add the green chillies and stir for a few seconds.
  • Switch off the flame and add all the spice powders one by one – turmeric, asafoetida, kashmiri red chilli powder, garam masala powder and dry ginger powder.
  • Stir and keep the pan on fire again.
  • Add the mashed potatoes and stir well. Pour 3 cups water. Add the dry mango powder and salt.
  • Stir very well and let the curry simmer for 10 to 12 mins till all the flavours from the spices have well blended in the curry.
  • The potatoes will also help to thicken the curry a bit.
  • Check the taste and add more of the red chilli powder or dry mango powder or salt if required.
  • Add the coriander leaves and switch off the flame. Stir and keep covered for a few minutes.
  • Serve Mathura ke dubki wale aloo with pooris, luchis or kachoris.
* if adding ginger, then add with green chillies and saute till the raw aroma of the ginger goes away.
* if using any other red chili powder, then depending on the hotness of the red chili powder, reduce the quantity to ½ teaspoon or ¼ teaspoon.
*the recipe can also be halved if made for 2 to 3 people.

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