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Aloo Ki Subzi- Creamy Potato curry

If you are looking for a rich and creamy curry for your rotis, here it is. I had some sour cream and Greek Yogurt sitting in my refrigerator and I wanted to use it to make a creamy curry for today’s lunch. I added potatoes but you can throw in any vegetables of your choice or even mixed vegetables. I hope you will like it. Here you go…

Preparation time: 30 minutes

No. of servings: 6

Spice level : 3.5 out of 5


  • Medium size potatoes – 2
  • Finely chopped onions – 1 cup
  • Tomato – 1
  • Green chilies – 3
  • Ginger – 1″
  • Garlic – 1 clove
  • Red chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala –  1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Besan or chickpea flour – 1 tbsp
  • Oil –  2tbsp
  • Butter – 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Cashew nut – 2 tbsp
  • Greek yogurt – 1/2 cup
  • Sour cream – 2 tbsp
  • few chopped Cilantro

Method of Preparation:

  1. Soak cashew nut in water for 15 minutes and grind it to paste along with 3 tbsp of milk.
  2. Boil and peel potatoes and cut into big pieces.
  3. Heat a tbsp of oil in a pan at medium high heat and fry the cut potatoes till they are slightly brown on all the sides. Transfer it to a plate lined with paper towel to absorb oil.
  4. Heat a tbsp of oil in the same pan and add onions and a little salt. Fry till they are translucent.
  5. Grind green chilies, ginger, garlic and tomato.
  6. Add the ground mixture to onions and cook it for a couple of minutes at medium heat.
  7. Add red chili powder, turmeric, garam masala, coriander and cumin powder. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  8. Add the fried potatoes and mix well carefully without breaking them.
  9. Now beat the yogurt, sour cream and besan together to form a thick, creamy mixture.
  10. Add the yogurt mixture to the pan and combine well with the cooking gravy.
  11. Lower the heat and let it cook for 3 minutes.
  12. Add the ground cashew nut paste and mix well. Add some water and cook for a couple of minutes or till you get a desired consistency.
  13. Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves.

🙂 Serve hot with roti or rice.


  1. Delicious and thick potato curry dear. Excellent preparation.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  2. Looks absolutely perfect, rich and creamy. I like how you added greek yoguurt compared to the usual one 🙂

  3. Feel like finishing that delicious and fingerlicking potato curry, fantastic!

  4. Looks delicious !!
    Indian Cuisine

  5. looks yummy and sounds really good..nice space….

  6. oooh totally creamy n delicious

  7. rich n creamy- looks delish

  8. Yummy looking curry, very creamy perfect for rotis

  9. Looks so yummy and inviting…would love to eat this with puris.

  10. such a lovely curry Nithu. love the creamy gravy

  11. made is yesterday, used plain cream instead of sour cream, also added some tomato chunks in the final boiling stage…final product was outstanding, delicious and beautiful. Thanks!!