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singhi aloo
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Singhi Aloo-Drumstick Potato curry

Singhi aloo is best curry for people recovering from illnesses.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: drumsticks potato curry, singhi aloo, singi aloo
Servings: 4


  • 4 Medium drumsticks pealed washed and cut into 2 inches pieces
  • 2 Medium potato pealed washed and cut into cubes
  • 4 Medium tomatoes pureed
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 4 green chilies
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • a pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup water
  • coriander leaves for garnish


  • Grind the tomatoes, ginger and green chilies together.
  • Heat oil in pressure cooker . Once hot add cumin seeds.
  • Add potatoes and fry for 2 minutes,add the pureed tomatoes.
  • Add coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt.
  • Cook till the oil separates.
  • Add the drumsticks along with water enough just to cover everything.
  • Cook for 1 whistle.
  • Once the pressure is out, open and boil till you get the required consistency for the gravy.
  • Garnish will coriander leaves and serve with roti/chapati or white/lemon rice.


Note: Overcooking drumsticks can make them mushy.