How to make Bombay Aloo |101 Most Common Recipes of India

Bombay Aloo or Bombay Potatoes is a famous street food which has come directly from the streets of Mumbai. This dish is based on parboiled and fried potato cubes which are seasoned with numerous spices and herbs. If we dig into its history, then this dish was originated by the British as they introduced potatoes to Indians. Today, this dish is widely eaten and considered lovely by not only locals but also by the people living in different states of India. 

The spices which make Bombay Aloo are loved by a massive crowd and are commonly used to give this dish its authentic flavours. These spices are cumin, curry leaves, turmeric, garam masala, mustard seeds, red chilies, pepper and basil.

To make this dish more flavourful, people also add tomato puree, onion rings and garlic. Bombay Aloo can not only be served as a side dish but also as a main course. A beginner-level cook can easily prepare this one-of-its-kind dish in just 40 minutes to 1 hour and make it a part of a warm family get together.