How to make Aloo Wadi -

A popular Punjabi dish – the urad dal wadis have a flavour and taste of their own.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Black gram split (urad dal dhuli) (उड़द दाल धुली)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Aloo Wadi checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Ragi Dosa- Sk Khazana Vellankani Sundal Tamatar Me Paneer Bhurjee Stuffed Tindas

Aloo Wadi

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Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Aloo Wadi Recipe

  • Potatoes peeled 3 medium

  • Black gram split (urad dal dhuli) nugget, cut into small pieces 3/4

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onion roughly chopped 1 measures

  • Ginger roughly chopped 1 inch

  • Tomato puree 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Cut potatoes into wedges.

Step 3

Add nuggets to the hot oil, mix and sauté till crisp.

Step 4

Grind together onion and ginger with some water into a fine paste.

Step 5

Remove the nuggets from the pan into a bowl. To the same pan, add the prepared paste, mix and sauté till golden.

Step 6

Add tomato puree and salt, mix and cook till oil separates.

Step 7

Add cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and chilli powder, mix well and sauté for a minute. Add salt and mix well.

Step 8

Add potato wedges and nuggets, mix and sauté for a minute. Add 2 cups water and bring to boil. Cover and cook till the potatoes are done.

Step 9

Add garam masala powder, switch off the heat and mix well.

Step 10

Serve hot garnished with a coriander sprig.

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