Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji

Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji

30 Mins
3-4 People
05 Mins



There's something truly special about the flavors of spring onions dancing with the comforting taste of potatoes in a warm, fragrant sabji. The first time I stumbled upon this recipe was during a family gathering in the countryside. As we sat down for dinner under the starry night sky, my aunt brought out a steaming pot of Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji. The aroma alone was enough to make my mouth water, and with the first bite, I was hooked. Since then, this dish has become a staple in my kitchen, bringing back memories of that magical evening every time I prepare it.




Recipe of Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji


Portion Servings: 3-4 servings

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes





  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 cup Potato, diced
  • 1 tsp Jeera (Cumin Seeds)
  • 2 Dry Red Chilies
  • 2 Green Chilies, split
  • ½ tbsp Ginger, chopped
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Spring Onion Bulb, chopped
  • 3 cups Spring Onion Greens





  1. Prepare the Potatoes:

    • Wash, peel, and dice the potatoes into small pieces for even cooking and absorption of flavors.
  2. Saute the Potatoes:

    • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the diced potatoes and sauté until they turn golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  3. Cook the Potatoes:

    • Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover the pan with a lid, and let the potatoes cook for 4-5 minutes until they are 90% cooked through.
  4. Set Aside:

    • Once the potatoes are nearly cooked, remove them from the pan and set them aside on a plate.
  5. Prepare the Sabji:

    • In the same pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and dry red chilies. Let them crackle.
  6. Add Aromatics:

    • Add split green chilies and chopped ginger to the pan. Saute for a minute until fragrant.
  7. Add Spring Onions:

    • Add the chopped spring onion bulbs to the pan. Saute until they soften and turn translucent.
  8. Combine Ingredients:

    • Return the shallow-fried potatoes to the pan with the sauteed aromatics. Mix everything together gently.
  9. Season and Finish:

    • Season the sabji with salt according to taste. Saute for another minute to meld the flavors.
  10. Garnish and Serve:

    • Add the chopped spring onion greens to the pan and give it a quick stir. Cook for an additional minute, then turn off the heat.
    • Garnish with additional chopped spring onions.


Enjoy this flavorful Spring Onion and Potato Sabji with rice, roti, or as a side dish!




About the Recipe:


Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji is a delightful Indian dish that combines the vibrant flavors of spring onions with the comforting taste of potatoes. Originating from traditional Indian kitchens, this sabji is loved for its simplicity and versatility. It makes for a hearty and satisfying meal that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with roti, paratha, or rice.



Cooking Tips:


  1. Select fresh spring onions: Choose spring onions that are firm and bright green with crisp stems for the best flavor and texture.
  2. Prep potatoes evenly: Cut the potatoes into uniform-sized pieces to ensure even cooking.
  3. Adjust spices to taste: Feel free to adjust the quantity of spices such as red chili powder and garam masala according to your personal preference for spice levels.
  4. Don't overcook the spring onions: Add the spring onions towards the end of cooking to preserve their freshness and vibrant color.
  5. Finish with a squeeze of lemon: A squeeze of fresh lemon juice adds a touch of brightness to the sabji and enhances the flavors.



Pairing Guide:


Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji pairs well with a variety of Indian breads such as roti, paratha, or puri. It also complements steamed rice or jeera rice perfectly. For a complete meal, serve it alongside dal or raita to round out the flavors.




Frequently Asked Questions about Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji:


  1. Can I use regular onions instead of spring onions?
    • While regular onions can be used as a substitute, they will impart a different flavor to the dish. Spring onions add a unique freshness and mild sweetness.
  2. Can I make this dish ahead of time?
    • Yes, you can prepare Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji in advance and reheat it before serving. However, the texture of the potatoes may change slightly upon reheating.
  3. Is this dish suitable for vegans?
    • Yes, Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji is a vegan-friendly dish as it does not contain any animal products.
  4. How long does it take to cook this dish?
    • Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji typically takes around 20-25 minutes to cook on medium heat, depending on the size of the potato pieces.
  5. Can I add other vegetables to this sabji?
    • Yes, you can customize this recipe by adding vegetables such as carrots, bell peppers, or peas for added color and nutrition.
  6. Can I make this dish spicy?
    • Yes, you can adjust the spiciness of the dish by increasing or decreasing the amount of green chilies and red chili powder used.
  7. Can I freeze leftovers of this dish?
    • Yes, you can freeze leftover Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji in an airtight container for up to 1-2 months. Thaw and reheat before serving.
  8. What type of potatoes are best for this recipe?
    • Any variety of potatoes such as russet, Yukon gold, or red potatoes can be used for Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji.
  9. Can I garnish this sabji with fresh herbs?
    • Yes, garnishing with freshly chopped coriander leaves adds a burst of freshness and aroma to the dish.
  10. Is this dish gluten-free?
    • Yes, Spring Onion and Aloo Ki Sabji is naturally gluten-free as it does not contain any wheat or gluten-containing ingredients.