13 Hella Good Aloo Recipes

September 24, 2017 Soni Satpathy-Singh     SketchyDesi

Indians know their way around an aloo or potato. I’d venture to claim that we have the most variety of aloo recipes, more than any other culinary heritage, though I have no official backing of said claim. We use it as stuffing for flatbread, to encase meats, or as a stand-alone dish. We deep fry ’em, boil them, toss them in the tandoor, or cook it in spiced jhol. The recipes are endless.

13 Best Aloo Recipes

I could make every post going forward until the end of time about a different aloo recipe and still not exhaust all the possibilities. Instead of doing that, because I’m lazy (one might say, I’m a couch potato), I’m going to share some of my favorite recipes from desi bloggers.

1. Crispy Aloo Bhajia

Paper thin slices of potato punctuated with turmeric, garlic, coriander, and carom seeds. Hell yeah! These make packaged potato chips taste like bland rounds of fuckery.

Eat the real stuff. Get the recipe here.

2.  Bombay Masala Aloo

Little gol gol balls of carb heaven roasted in warm spices in a kadai. So simple. So good.

Get ’em in your belly. Get the recipe here.

3. Aloo Tikki

These ain’t your diner-like potato pancakes, though they do provide comfort. It’s just that they also provide an abundance of flavor and texture.

See for yourself. Recipe here.

4. Aloo Bhujia

The marriage of chickpea flour and potato is a timeless union of all things good in the world. This ish is pure aloo crack. Learn how to make it here.

5. Aloo Samosa

I get it, aloo samosa is nothing groundbreaking. But still, it’s so damn good. Homemade versions always beat the lifeless restaurant sort.

Here, a reliable recipe.

6. Dum Aloo

Fried potatoes in a spiced gravy? Oh hell to the yes! Get the recipe here.

7. Aloo Kulcha

One carb stuffed with another carb. Leave it to desis to do this. But no complaints here. Kulcha stuffed with aloo is culinary magic, an upper of epic proportions. Kulcha it up here.

8. Vada Pav

Vada. Pav. Seriously, do we need introductions?

No. Getcha pav on here.

9. Aloo Matar Ki Potli

This is essentially a potato purse. What a delicious way to accessorize! Get the recipe here.

10. Aloo Bharta

Mashed, spiced potatoes. Dear god, my stomach growls just typing those words. Get the recipe here.

11. Fried Aloo Chaat

Delhi, not deli, style. Packed with masala. And did I mention it’s fried aloo? Get the recipe here. 

12. Masala Pav

Want Mumbai street food in the comfort of your home? We gotchu here.

13. Aloo Dum Biryani

This dish is so dum! Get it? I got jokes. You can get this dum recipe here.

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Soni Satpathy-Singh

As a recipe developer in her days before The Teal Mango, Soni remains devoted to food, particularly Indian food, and more specifically, pav bhaji and chaat.

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