Feb 13, 2017

Kalonji Aloo Stir Fry | Stir Fried Potato Onion with Nigella Seeds

This recipe is slightly different from North style aloo pyaz ki sabzi. In this recipe, you will get the aroma and flavor of mustard seeds, mustard oil and nigella seeds or kalonji. It is very simple and few ingredient based recipe which prepared by potato, onion, kalonji and few spices.

Nigella Seeds are known as onion seeds, kalonji, black caraway, black seeds and black cumin. This seeds are used as a spice in Indian and Middle Eastern Cuisines. This seeds taste like a combination of onion, black pepper and oregano and little bitter in taste. It is been used for approximately 2000yrs as a medicine for treating headache, nasal congestion, skin diseases and toothache.

Kalonji Aloo Stir Fry | Stir Fried Potato Onion with Nigella Seeds

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes
Servings: 2
Category: Main Course- Stir Fry
Cuisine: Indian

2 Large Potatoes, Peeled and Diced
1 Medium Sized Onion, Peeled and Sliced
1 Green Chilies, Finely Chopped
1 Tsp. Ginger, Finely Chopped
Few Curry Leaves
2 Tbsp. Mustard Oil
1 Tsp. Onion Seeds/ Nigella Seeds
1/2 Tsp. Mustard Seeds
Salt to Taste
1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
1 Tsp. Coriander Powder
Red Chili Powder to Taste
1 Tsp. Lemon Juice, Optional
1 Tsp. Sugar, Optional


Heat the mustard oil in heavy bottom pan and add mustard seeds and nigella seeds, when they start splutter.
Add curry leaves, green chilies and ginger and stir few seconds on medium heat.
Add onion and sauté few minutes until to translucent.
Add spices and give a quick stir to spices till oil separates.
Now add diced potatoes along with 1/4 cup water, stir to combine and cover with lid.
Cook the aloo on low heat for 15 minutes till to soft and cooked properly.
Add sugar and lemon juice on the top to enhance the taste more, its optional.
Serve kalonji aloo with indian breads.

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  1. Love the flavor of kalonji. Tried it in my pickles and panch photon. This stir fry looks amazing.

  2. I love using kalonji in dishes. I am sure this aloo with kalonji must have tasted amazing..

  3. Just love the flavor of Kalonji seeds in stir fry, delicious dish there.

  4. I love the flavour of kalonji. Must try this one out.

  5. Wow, what a flavorful and delicious looking potato curry. I've never tried kalonji in curries like this. Will have to give it a try some time.

  6. The curry sounds very flavorful and delicious.

  7. Very flavorful curry with kalonji

  8. I love the flavour kalonji gives to subzis..good one..

  9. I love the flavor of kalonji and it works so well with the aloo stir fry!


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