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Rasawala aloo recipe
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Rasawala aloo recipe

Rasawala aloo or aloo tamatar is a tangy tomato based gravy. This tangy gravy is perfect for poori. Simple recipe for rasawala aloo with step by step pictures.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3


  • 3 Tomato cubed
  • 3 Potato Boiled
  • 3 Green chilli
  • ¾ tablespoon Chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri chilli powder
  • ¾ teaspoon Coriander seeds powder
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin seeds powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • Salt
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • 2 Pinches Asafoetida


  • First grind chopped tomato, green chilli, ginger to a smooth paste.
  • Heat a kadai with oil and splutter cumin seeds, add asafoetida. In low flame, add all - red chilli, coriander, cumin seeds and turmeric powders.
  • Take care not to burn and give it a stir. Add ground tomato mixture, sugar and salt.
  • Cook till oil oozes out. Add cubed potato.
  • Add 1 & ½ cup water and boil to reduce it to a fairly thick gravy. Garnish with chopped coriander.


  • Sugar is added to balance acidity in tomatoes.
  • Adding kashmiri red chilli powder gives nice color.