aloo roast recipe, potato roast recipe
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5 from 6 votes

Aloo Roast

potato roast is an easy spicy south indian dish made with potatoes.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time28 mins
Course: side dish
Cuisine: south indian
Servings: 2 to 3
Calories: 287kcal
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 2 to 3 medium sized potatoes OR 6 to 7 small potatoes
  • ½ teaspoon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon sambar powder
  • 1 pinch asafoetida (hing) - optional
  • 10 to 12 curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoon oil


  • boil or steam the potatoes till they are just cooked. they should not fall apart. 
  • peel the potatoes and dice them.

making potato roast

  • heat oil in a pan. crackle the mustard seeds first.
  • then add the curry leaves and saute for a few seconds.
  • add the diced potatoes and stir.
  • sprinkle all the spice powders, asafoetida and salt.
  • stir well, so that the masala coats the potatoes well. saute for 5 to 6 mins on a low flame.
  • keep on turning at intervals to ensure even crisping and roasting of the potatoes.
  • you can also garnish the roasted potatoes with coriander leaves (if you prefer).
  • serve potato roast as a side dish with sambar rice, rasam rice or dal rice combo.


Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 49mg | Potassium: 1099mg | Fiber: 7g | Vitamin A: 335IU | Vitamin C: 130.4mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 8.7mg