Aloo (Potato) Sabzi

Aloo (Potato) Sabzi

Preparation time: 10minutes

Cooking time: 20minutes

Number of servings: 4

Carbon Footprint (per serving): 0.1 kgCO2e


  • 5 Potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon mango powder
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon green chilli or flakes or powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • Carrot or other veg of your choice.


  1. Chop the potatoes and any other veg you are using.
  2. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds if using.
  3. Add turmeric powder, salt, garam masala and any other spices you are using.
  4. Add green chilli if using.
  5. Add potatoes, stir altogether and fry for about 1min before reducing the heat to medium. Add mango powder if using and mix together.
  6. If it is sticking, add a small amount of water.
  7. Put on a lid and leave to cook until the potatoes are soft (approx 15 mins).
Serve as a side dish or as a simple meal with chapatis.


  • Chopping board & knife
  • Wooden spoon / stirring utensil
  • Frying pan Teaspoon / teaspoon measurer
  • Tablespoon / tablespoon measurer

Considering Carbon Footprint

Carbon footprint (per serving): 0.1 kgCO2e. This is the same as making 5 mugs of tea.*

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*Calculations made using the Carbon Footprint Calculator created by the Consumer Data Research Centre at University of Leeds.

More Useful Information

  • Serve as a side dish or as a simple meal with chapatis.
  • Watch Jita making this recipe on the Unit 11 KVDT YouTube.
  • See our other recipes on Leeds Recipe Hub here.

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