Sada Aloor Torkari (White Potato Curry)


  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 1/2 tsp nigella seeds
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 pinch asafoetida powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 dry red chilli
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil


  1. Peel and cube potatoes
  2. Steam the potatoes till just soft
  3. Strain the water and set aside
  4. Heat mustard oil in a pan
  5. Add nigella seeds
  6. When it splutters, add dry red chilli and asafoetida
  7. Add the potatoes, salt and sugar
  8. Sauté for 2-3 minutes
  9. Add strained water and cook till water dries up and the potatoes are soft
  10. Add green chillies and serve hot

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