Spud Sensations: Easy Indian Potato Recipes for Every Table

Sometimes we need more ideas to cook one particular ingredient that we love. Here is the collection of potato recipes from India and Pakistan that you must try if you’re a potato fan.

Aloo Matar.

Who knew the humble potato could be the star of many mouth-watering Indian dishes? From spicy to savory, we’re bringing you a collection of potato recipes where potatoes aren’t just a side dish; they’re the main event. Whether you’ve got a bunch of potatoes sitting in your pantry or just looking for something new to try, we’ve got you covered.

Our recipes are perfect for anyone wanting to add a twist to their cooking routine without needing a trip to a specialty store. Think of golden, crispy potato cutlets, aromatic potato curry that warms you up from the inside, and even a potato-stuffed flatbread that’ll make you forget about plain old sandwiches. These dishes promise to be as easy as they are tasty, with clear steps and everyday ingredients.

So, why not upgrade your meals with flavors that pack a punch? Our Indian potato recipes are here to show you how versatile and delicious potatoes can be. Get ready to turn simple ingredients into extraordinary meals that’ll have everyone at the table asking for seconds. No fancy techniques, just good food that brings people together.

1. Aloo Pakora: Crispy And Spicy Potato Pakora

Aloo Pakora.

These deep-fried potato slices in a spicy gram flour batter will have you reaching for more. Fluffy inside with a crispy outer shell, Aloo Pakoras will become your new favorite tea-time snack.

Get the recipe: Aloo Pakora.

2. Aloo Tikki Recipe Pakistani Style

Aloo tikkis.

Don’t be fooled by these potato cutlets; they bring a lot of flavor and will get your taste buds buzzing with excitement. Flavored with zingy herbs and spices, aloo tikki makes a great teatime snack or a nifty side dish, or even in a burger bun for that modern twist. 

Get the recipe: Aloo Tikki.

3. Papdi Chaat: Potato and Chickpea Salad

Papri chaat.

Get people talking with this mouthwatering appetizer. This tangy potato and chickpea salad topped with a zingy tamarind sauce, layered with spiced yogurt, and crunchy Asian crisp will guarantee a spot in your top ten meals.

Get the recipe: Papdi Chaat.

4. Chana Chaat

Chana chaat.

Another tangy chickpea dish loaded with potatoes, onions, chilies, and tomatoes and drenched in lemony spices. Add some crunch with papdi or crushed-up crisps, and you’ve got yourself an enticing starter or snack.

Get the recipe: Chana Chaat.

5. Aloo Paratha

Aloo paratha.

The taste of this potato-stuffed flatbread is anything but flat. Hailing from Pakistan, Aloo Paratha will bring your bread game up by shallow frying it with well-seasoned potato stuffing. Comforting snack or main meal. 

Get the recipe: Aloo Paratha.

6. Chana Aloo

A vegan dish made with chickpeas and potato, this chana aloo offers simplicity but is packed with flavors. Enjoy it with any flatbread, such as naan bread or chapati, though it is often served as a companion for Halwa Puri.

Get the recipe: Chana Aloo.

7. Aloo Keema: Ground Meat and Potato Curry

Aloo keema.

Nothing can beat a classic combo of meat and potato. In this Aloo Keema, you’ll be surprised by how easy it is to create a delicious meal quickly. A menu for a busy day. Just enjoy it with any flatbread or hot plain white rice. 

Get the recipe: Aloo Keema.

8. Aloo Gosht

Aloo Gosht.

Gorge on this ultimate comfort food from Pakistan consisting of tender red meat and generous cuts of potato slow-cooked in an aromatic gravy of savory seasonings and spices. Serve with white rice or naan bread.

Get the recipe: Aloo Gosht.

9. Aloo Matar: Potato and Green Peas Curry

Aloo Matar.

This vegan curry is suitable for everyone who loves to have a meatless menu now and again. Aloo Matar is a delightful pair of tender potatoes and sweet green peas in well-balanced spices. An easy-to-make dish that’s comforting and delicious. 

Get the recipe: Aloo Matar.

10. Aloo Palak: Potato and Spinach Curry

Aloo Palak.
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Aloo Palak is a zingy Potato and Spinach curry seasoned with aromatic spices and great for those meat-free nights. Serve this heartwarming dish with naan bread or fluffy basmati rice for the ultimate Pakistani experience.

Get the recipe: Aloo Palak.

11. Aloo Methi – Dry Potato Curry With Fenugreek Leaves

Aloo Methi.
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Try this fusion of earthy potatoes with aromatic fenugreek leaves in Aloo Methi. A classic dish that’s both comforting and delicious, bringing warmth to your plate with each bite. 

Get the recipe: Aloo Methi.

12. Chicken Biryani

Chicken Biryani.
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No chicken biryani is complete without potatoes. The tender potatoes add an extra texture and taste to the dish, making a flavorful surprise in every bite.

Get the recipe: Chicken Biryani.

13. Chicken Tikka Biryani

Chicken tikka biryani on a round deep plate.
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Another biryani recipe that uses potato as one of the key ingredients. This rice dish is a delicious combo of chicken tikka and biryani. A definite delicious comfort you want to serve your loved ones.

Get the recipe: Chicken Tikka Biryani.

14. Lamb Biryani

Lamb Biryani.
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Another biryani recipe that would be perfect with the complement of potatoes. If you’re a meat lover, you’d want to try this lamb biryani—a full meal on a plate, from carbs to protein and potatoes. Your dinner is sorted.

Get the recipe: Lamb Biryani.

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Teriyaki Salmon Sushi Rice Bowl.
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Nasi Kebuli.
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Murgh makhani the Indian butter chicken.
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Author: Devy Dar

Title: Food Writer, Recipe Developer, and Digital Content Creator.


Devy Dar founded So Yummy Recipes and Drizzling Flavor to share her love of food after exploring various cultures and cuisines for more than two decades. Her mission is to help others easily recreate traditional and non-traditional food with readily available ingredients. Her works have been featured in Reader’s Digest, Al Jazeera, MSN, Yahoo, Bon Appetit, and more. 

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