Dahi Wale Pahari Aloo

Dahi wale pahari Aloo is a creamy potato curry cooked in yogurt gravy. It is a sweet and tangy dish that can be served with roti or paratha.


  • 3 large Potatoes, peeled and chopped lengthwise
  • 1 large Onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 Green chilies, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups Yogurt, whisked with 1 cup of water
  • 2 tablespoons Oil / ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 inch piece Cinnamon
  • 6 Cloves
  • 3 Cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafetida
  • 2 tablespoons Raw Rice, soaked in 4 tbsp of water
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • Cilantro – to garnish


  1. Grind rice with cardamom into a smooth paste. Mix this paste with yogurt and keep aside.
  2. In a pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves and asafetida and fry for a minute until they turn aromatic.
  3. Add sliced onions and green chilies and sauté until translucent.
  4. Add chopped potatoes, dry powder spices (Garam masala, turmeric powder, dhania powder) and salt. Mix well.
  5. Cook until potatoes are soft. Now add whisked yogurt-rice mixture. Bring to boil and simmer for 2 minutes.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve Dahi wale pahari aloo with roti/paratha.

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