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Aloo Chechki | Potato curry with Nigella seeds | Sada Aloor torkari

Aloo Chechki or Sada Aloo Chorchori is a delicious, simple and quick Bengali style potato curry tempered with nigella seeds (kalo jeera) and green chilies. A popular Bengali breakfast is best served with gorom phulko luchi (fried puffed bread).
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Bengali, Indian
Keyword: Aloo chechki, luchi aar sada alur torkari, PotAto curry bengali style, potato curry with nigella seeds, sada aloo chorchori, sada aloo dom, sada aloo recipe, sada alur torkari, simple potato curry


  • 4 medium Potatoes Washed, peeled and sliced into thin strips
  • 3-4 green chilies slit
  • 1/2 cup Green peas (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Nigella seeds
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1-2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • chopped coriander leaves


  • Heat oil in a pan on medium heat, add nigella seeds and slit green chilies and fry for few seconds.
    Sada Aloo chorchori
  • Then toss in the potato strips and fry for 2-3 minutes.
    Sada Aloo chorchori
  • Add the green peas, turmeric powder and salt and mix everything well. Sauté everything for few minutes.
    Sada Aloor Torkari
  • Then add one and half cup of water and bring it to a boil. Then lower the heat and simmer until the potatoes are cooked through.
    Sada Aloo Chorchori
  • Finally add chopped coriander leaves.
    Sada Aloo Chorchori
  • Serve it hot with luchi or paratha.