Aloo Tamatar

Yesterday I had shared recipe for Kuttu Cheela so to go along with it I need to share a gravy too. Today I am sharing recipe for “vrat waale aloo tamatar”. Simple and tasty recipe.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Indian

Time: Preparation – 5 mins, Cooking – 25 mins, Total – 30 mins

Servings: 2-3


  1. Potatoes – 2 medium (peeled and cut in cubes)
  2. Tomatoes – 2 medium (puree)
  3. Ginger – 1 inch (crushed or grated)
  4. Green Chili – 1 (finely chopped)
  5. Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  6. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp (optional)
  7. Black Pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp
  8. Water – 1 cup
  9. Oil or Ghee – 2 tbsp
  10. Coriander Leaves – for garnishing
  11. Rock Salt – to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML

How to make Aloo Tamatar:

  1. Heat oil or ghee in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and let it splutter
  2. Add ginger and green chili. Saute till you get the aroma
  3. Add tomato puree and spices – coriander powder and black pepper powder. Mix and saute till oil or ghee starts to separate
  4. Add potatoes, rock salt and water. Mix well and close the lid
  5. Turn the flame to medium-high. Cook till 4-5 whistles
  6. Once pressure settles down open the lid and add coriander leaves
  7. Your Aloo Tamatar is ready. Serve hot!!!


4 Comments Add yours

  1. Megala says:

    Looks so delicious ! Love this comforting meal !!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you!!! Indeed and it’s just perfect after keeping the fast all day long 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Ramyarecipes says:

    Easy to make and relishing 👍

    Liked by 1 person

    1. True. Thank you 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

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