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Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura

Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura is one of those easy dishes you can make as a side dish for biryanis or pulaos.
Course Main Dish – Gravies
Cuisine Andhra Pradesh
Keyword Easy Gravy Dish
By Cook Method Stovetop
Occasion Weekend Special
By Diet Vegan
Dish Type Gravy Side Dishes
Author Srivalli


  • 2 medium Potatoes
  • 1 cup Ridge Gourd / Beerakaya
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 1 medium Tomato
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Handful Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • A Pinch Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 to 4 Cashews Nuts
  • 2 tbsp Coconut
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil


  • Make a paste of coconut and cashew with enough water and keep it aside.
  • Microwave the potato and peel the skin. Cube into small pieces.
  • Heat a nonstick pan with oil, temper with mustard and curry leaves.
  • Add onions and saute well, next add ginger garlic paste and cook for few mins.
  • Now add finely chopped tomatoes and cubed ridge gourd.
  • Add salt and turmeric powder.
  • Cover with lid and simmer till the tomatoes are mushy and beerakaya is cooked.
  • Add chili powder and coriander powder. combine well.
  • Add boiled potatoes and coconut cashew paste.
  • Now add water as required and bring to a boil.
  • Simmer for 5 to 7 mins and remove.
  • Serve with biryani or pulao.


You can increase spice levels and garam masala if you want to serve this with rotis.
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