Healthy recipe - Bhapa Aloo for Diabetic diet

Bhapa Aloo is a healthy diabetic friendly recipe. Bhapa Aloo is a Lunch recipe and helps manage diabetes.Bhapa Aloo can be prepared with 10 mins of preparation time and 40 mins of cooking time.


Time for preparing Bhapa Aloo

Preparation time - 10 mins
Cooking time - 40 mins

Ingredients for preparing Bhapa Aloo

  • Small Potatoes (chote aaloo) - 200 grams
  • Mustard Oil (sarson ka tel) - 2 tbsp
  • Panch Phoran - 0.5 tbsp
  • Dried Red Chillies (laal mirch) - 2
  • mustard paste (sarson paste) - 0.5 tbsp
  • ingredients_ - 1 tbsp
  • green chilli paste (hari mirch paste) - 0.25 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder (Haldi powder) - 0.5 tbsp
  • Salt (namak) - as required
  • ingredients_ - 0.5 tbsp
  • banana leaves - 2

Steps to prepare Bhapa Aloo

  1. Peel the potatoes and par boil them in salted water, drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add the five spice mixture, break the red chillies in half and add them next.
  3. Stir the spices around till they splutter.
  4. Pour this over the potatoes and put aside
  5. In a mixing bowl prepare a marinade with the mustard paste, curd, coconut paste, green chilli paste and turmeric powder, whip it well.
  6. Gently mix the potatoes into this marinade.
  7. Add the salt and lime juice, mix again.
  8. Put the potatoes on a steel plate, cover with the banana leaves and steam them for 6-8 minutes. Serve hot.


  • Potatoes should be consumed in moderate amounts
  • Salt does not affect your blood glucose. Salt causes increase in blood pressure and should be taken in limited quantity