Bateka Nu Shaak/ Potato Curry



  • 5 medium sized potatoes (cubed)
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • pinch of hing/asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 2 cups water
  • salt to taste


In a pressure cooker, heat some oil. Add mustard seeds and let them crackle. Add hing and pinch of chilli powder. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry till raw smell is gone. Add the chopped tomatoes and rest of the spices. Next, add the cubed potatoes and 2 cups of water. Cook it for 3 whistles.

Potato curry is ready to serve.

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. mistimaan says:

    Nice recipe


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