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Aloo Turiya Masala

3.50 from 2 votes

Aloo turiya masala is a simple but truly homely recipe as it has minimal amount of spices and uses the ubiquitous potato and the less frequently used ridge gourd. It is a gravy based dish and can be had with rice or roti.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Servings 2


  • Turiya Ridge gourd -1
  • Potato - 3
  • Green chillies - 3
  • Garlic - 4 pods
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt
  • Oil - 4 tsp
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Water as required
  • Green coriander - to garnish
  • Curry leaves - to garnish


  • Peel the ridge gourd and potato and cut into medium sized cubes. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • Once they splutter, add green chillies, curry leaves and garlic. Saute for half a minute.
  • Now add the potato and ridge gourd cubes. Add the dry spices and mix well. Add salt to taste.
  • Now add 2 cups of water and let it cook covered for 15- 20 minutes on a medium flame. Stir in between and add water if required.
  • Once the potatoes are cooked, add sugar and keep on high flame for 2 minutes. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with rice or phulkas.


Dont overcook the curry.

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Priya Iyer(Anitha)
Priya Iyer(Anitha)

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