Mathura ke Dubki wale Aloo

Mathura ke Dubki Wale Aloo

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 172 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Mathura ke Dubki wale Aloo is a traditional spicy potato recipe from the streets of Mathura, a small town in Uttar Pradesh. Here is how to make dubki wale aloo ki sabji.



  • 2 tbsp Mustard oil
  • 1/4 tsp Heeng / Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp Zeera / Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Saunf / Fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Methi / Fenugreek seeds
  • 4-5 Dry red chilies
  • 500 g Boiled potatoes
  • 2-3 Green chilies Slit into halves
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Maida / All purpose flour
  • 2 tsp Amchoor / Dry mango powder
  • Fresh coriander for Garnishing


  1. Soak methi seeds in little water for 3-4 hours.
  2. Drain the water and grind the seeds coarsely.
  3. Break the potatoes into small pieces using using your fingers.
  4. Heat oil in a pan.
  5. When the oil is hot, add heeng, zeera, methi seeds, saunf and dry red chilies.
  6. Fry for a few minutes.
  7. Add the potatoes and green chilies.
  8. Add turmeric powder, kashmiri red chili powder, garam masala powder and salt.
  9. Fry for a minute.
  10. Add 4 cups of water and bring the curry to a boil.
  11. Mix maida in little water and add it in the pan.
  12. Let the curry cook for 20-25 minutes on low flame.
  13. Add amchoor powder and mix well.
  14. Add more water if required.
  15. Garnish with fresh coriander.
  16. Serve hot with khasta kachori or Poori.
Nutrition Facts
Mathura ke Dubki Wale Aloo
Amount Per Serving
Calories 172 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Sodium 115mg5%
Potassium 710mg20%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 830IU17%
Vitamin C 81.6mg99%
Calcium 62mg6%
Iron 5.6mg31%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.