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sindhi aloo wadi
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Sindhi Aloo wadi

Aloo wadi sabji is an excellent option when you have minimal veggies at home.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: aloo vadiyan, aloo wadi, aloo wadiya, alu wadi, alu wadiyan, sindhi aloo wadi
Servings: 4


  • pressure cooker


  • 1 medium potato
  • 100 grams Urad dal wadi
  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 medium onion chopped finely
  • 3 large tomatoes pureed
  • 2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • For garnish: Fresh coriander leaves


  • Peel and quarter the potatoes.
  • Break the dal wadiyan into large pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add wadi pieces and sauté them for 4 to 5 minutes or until they become brown. Drain on tissue paper.
  • In the same oil add cumin seeds.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and Onion. Fry until well brown.
  • Add tomatoes and all dry masalas. Mix well and fry till the oil separate out.
  • Now, add potatoes and wadis. Sauté for two minutes.
  • Add water and wait for 3 whistles on medium to slow flame.
  • Open the lid when the pressure has reduced completely.
  • Sprinkle garam masala powder and fresh coriander.
  • Serve hot with roti or white rice.


Note: Do not add too much spices as wadi is already very spicy. Adjust the spice level according to the taste.
You may choose not to fry the wadi, this might break/crumble them more while cooking.