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potato and green onion curry

Potatoes and Green Onions – Instant Pot Aloo Curry

Potatoes and Green Onions – Instant Pot Aloo Curry recipe gives you an amazing old-style comfort food in a half hour flat!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, North Indian
Servings 4


  • Instant Pot


  • 4  tbsp  oil of choice
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds    (rai)
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds   (jeera)
  • 4 gold potatoes (small to medium) (1 and 3/4 cup chopped)
  • 1/3 tsp ground turmeric    (haldi)
  • 1/2 tbsp ground coriander      (dhaniya powder)
  • 1 tsp ground cumin   (jeera powder)
  • 1 tbsp kashmiri chili powder
  • 1 and 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tomatoes (small) (pureed)
  • 3 green onion bunches (4 cups chopped)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves (fresh and finely chopped)



  • Rinse and chop the green onions. Chop the cilantro finely.
  • Peel and chop the potatoes in approximately 1/2 inch to 1 inch cubes. (No larger than 1 inch).


  • Select saute on the instant pot and adjust to normal. Next, add oil.
  • When the oil is hot add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • When the mustard seeds and cumin splutter add in the potatoes. Saute the potatoes for about 4 to 5 minutes and let them cook a bit. Moreover, keep stirring.
  • Add ground turmeric, ground coriander, ground cumin, Kashmiri Chili powder, and salt, coupled with ¼ cup water. Give it a good stir.
  • Add the tomato puree and stir well. Let the tomatoes saute for 2 minutes until the oil separates. Add in the green onions.
  • Press cancel. Close the lid and select manual/high pressure for 5 minutes. When done quick release the pressure and open the lid right away. 
  • Transfer it to a serving bowl. Garnish with cilantro.

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