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Baby Potato Masala Recipe

Recipe for baby potato masala / baby potatoes in creamy curry. Perfect side dish that can be served with roti / chapati or rice.

  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x



For Boiling Potatoes

  • 1 liter water
  • 1 kg baby potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Other Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoon vegetable / sunflower oil
  • 2 cardamom
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves, finely chopped
  • 6 sprigs mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 3 green chillies, slit
  • 3 medium sized onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 cup milk (cows milk)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 sprigs coriander leaves, finely chopped


  1. Boil the potatoes in a pressure cooker with water and salt for 2 whistles. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add in the cardamom and cloves. Add in the cumin seeds. When the cumin seeds start to brown, add in the onions and the finely chopped curry leaves and mint leaves. Add in slit green chillies.
  3. Saute till the mixture is well browned and reduced considerably in volume. The onions should caramelize well and should have reduced to almost half of its original volume.
  4. Make a paste of tomatoes, garlic and ginger. Add in the tomato mixture. Add in the salt, coriander powder, chilli powder, pepper and turmeric powder. Saute till the mixture is completely dry.
  5. Add in the milk and simmer for a minute.
  6. Add in a teaspoon of sugar and the boiled potatoes. Add in the finely chopped coriander leaves. Switch off the heat.
  7. Serve hot with Roti or Rice.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Category: Side Dish - Gravy
  • Cuisine: Indian
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