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Nawabi Aloo Masala

Nawabi Aloo Masala is a rich creamy gravy that can be served with Naans or Rotis or even Jeera Rice and is an easy side dish to make.
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Creamy Gravies
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Party, Weekend Special
By Diet Vegetarian
Dish Type Gravy Side Dishes
Author Srivalli


To be grounded

  • 1 big Onion
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 5 to 6 Cashew Nuts
  • 5 to 6 Almonds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1 tsp Poppy Seeds
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 Inch Cinnamon
  • 1 Cardamom
  • 3 to 4 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1 tbsp Dry Coconut / Copra

For the Gravy

  • 1 cup Tomato puree
  • Salt to taste
  • A Pinch Sugar
  • 1 cup Potato boiled and cubed
  • 2 tsp Ghee


  • Take all the ingredients listed for grinding into a paste and make a smooth paste with enough water.
  • Heat a nonstick pan with ghee, cook the ground masala till it is done. This takes about 5 to 6 mins.
  • Then add the tomato puree and add enough water and bring to a boil.
  • Simmer till the gravy is well done.
  • Microwave potato for 6 mins and peel the skin and cube into pieces.
  • Add the boiled potatoes and simmer for another 5 mins.
  • Serve with Naan or Rotis.
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