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Multicooker Indian Potato Curry with Steamed Rice Recipe

I’ll show you how easy it is to create a delicious, flavourful meal which can be the main course, or a side dish. It’s all vegan/vegetarian.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Indian food
Servings: 6


  • Multicooker


  • 5-6 Small potatoes or 3 large potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds also called jeera
  • 2 heaped tablespoons Indian curry paste you can choose whichever flavour is your favourite. I prefer Madras
  • 1 tablespoon cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon amchar mango powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 fresh green or red chilli chopped
  • 1 Medium onion chopped
  • 1 " fresh ginger chopped or 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic chopped or 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 Small handful fresh cilantro chopped


  • Add potatoes to inner pot in Multicooker and cover with enough water so there is about an inch of water above the potatoes.
  • Indian Potato Curry boiling potatoes
  • Plug in Multicooker. Select Boil/Steam on menu. Select 15 minutes for cooking time. The timer doesn't start until the water starts to boil. Press and hold the "Start/Cancel" button for 3 seconds.
  • When you hear 4 beeps, the potatoes are ready to remove from the inner pot. Remove the inner pot and put potatoes in a colander to drain the water. Rinse potatoes with cold water and scrub if needed.
  • Chop potatoes and set them aside.
  • Wipe down inner pot, so that it is no longer wet. Place it back in to the Multicooker. Press menu until you get to Brown/Sauté.
  • Add cumin seeds. When you hear them popping, add oil.
  • Add chopped onions, ginger, chilli, and garlic. Stir with wooden spoon or silicone spatula until the ingredients are translucent.
  • Spices Indian Potato Curry
  • Mix in the spices and salt.
  • Add potatoes and stir mixture together. Sauté for a few minutes, stirring occasionally. Then, add curry paste and stir.
  • After about 10 minutes, add in the fresh cilantro.
  • Remove curry from the Multicooker and unplug cord.