Batata nu Shaak Recipe - Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi

Batata Nu Shaak has such delicate flavours of the spices .with tomatoes that it is simply a winning dish when it comes to making a menu for dinner.

Archana Doshi
Batata nu Shaak Recipe - Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi
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Batata Nu Shaak or Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi is a simple and delicious recipe made with potatoes that are simmered in a tangy tomato gravy spiced with cinnamon and coriander. Potatoes are a staple food in every Gujarati home and many other regional homes of India.

Not only do the Gujaratis love potatoes as a vegetable but you will notice that they use it along with other vegetables to make the dish look attractive and tasty. 

Serve Batata nu Shaak Recipe along with Methi Thepla's or Puri, Kadhi, Desi Channa, and steamed rice for a complete meal. 

Have a look at other Gujarati recipes that we have with us

  1. Gujarati Biraj Recipe (Saffron Flavored Sweet Lentil Rice With Dry Fruits and Coconut)
  2. Gujarati Dal Recipe (Sweet Tangy and Spicy Lentil Curry)
  3. Aloo Baingan ki Sabzi (Ringna Batata nu Shaak)
  4. Gujarati Methi Thepla (Spiced Indian Flat Bread with Fenugreek Leaves)

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

35 M

Total in

55 M


4 Servings


  • 4 Potatoes (Aloo) , peeled and cut in 1 inch cubes
  • 1 inch Ginger , grated
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
  • 2 Homemade tomato puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 teaspoon Sunflower Oil
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a small bunch chopped
  • Black Salt (Kala Namak) , to taste
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Batata nu Shaak Recipe - Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi

  1. To begin making the Batata Nu Shaak Recipe, heat a pressure cooker with oil on medium heat; add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and allow the mustard seeds to crackle.

  2. Now add ginger, cinnamon stick, bay leaf, tomatoes and saute for a few minutes. 

  3. Add  turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, black salt. 

  4. Stir in the aloo, salt and 2 cups of water.

  5. Close the pressure cooker and pressure cook the batata nu shaak for 3-4 whistles. 

  6. Turn of the flame and allow the pressure to release naturally. 

  7. Open the pressure cooker and finally, stir in the chopped coriander leaves into the batata nu shaak and serve hot.

  8. Serve Batata nu Shaak Recipe along with Methi Thepla's or PuriKadhiDesi Channa, and steamed rice for a complete meal. 

Last Modified On Tuesday, 26 June 2018 09:55
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