Aloo Beans Recipe
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Aloo beans recipe made as a one pot recipe. Pressure cooker aloo beans serves as a quick and easy side dish for rice or roti on a busy weeknight or lazy weekend.
Recipe type: Vegetarian Sides
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4
  • 2 cups peeled and cubed potato
  • 1 cup beans cut into 2" pieces
  • 1 large tomato (or ¾ cup fresh tomato puree)
  • 1 large onion (or ½ cup onion puree)
  • ¼ cup green capsicum, cubed (optional)
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder (adjust to taste)
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • A few curry leaves (optional)
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  1. Puree the tomato and onion separately and set aside
  2. In a pressure cooker pan (I used a 3 litre pressure cooker), place the chopped vegetables
  3. Layer the pureed tomato and onion over this
  4. Add all the spice powders along with the curry leaves and ginger garlic paste
  5. Pour the oil over this and add salt
  6. Mix well
  7. On medium flame, pressure cook for 3 whistles or 12 minutes
  8. When the cooker cools down, open gently, stir the curry and serve hot
  9. Easy, right?
Recipe by Edible Garden at