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Aloo Gobi/ Potato n Cauliflower

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Aloo gobi, a favorite dish for many Indians. Potato goes very well with anything. Mixed with Cauliflower n a blend of spices, curry gives a juicy taste.. The main ingredient  that gives aloo gobi, an entirely diff taste is  amchur/mango powder and on the other side turmeric makes this dish so colorful . Rich in taste, color n nutrients, this dish is a mouth watering one for many taste buds....
Source: own
Preparation time 10 mins
Cooking time : 20 mins
Cauliflower: 1 full flower,  Cut into medium sized florets
Potato: 2,chopped into cubes
Onion: 1 medium sized, finely chopped
Tomato: 1small, finely chopped
Green peas: 1cup
Ginger garlic paste: 1tsp
Green chili: 2, finely chopped
Cumin/jeera seeds: 1tsp
Paprika: 1 tsp
Red chili powder: 1 tsp
Turmeric: 2tsp
Amchur/mango powder: 2tsp(adjust this to your taste)
Coriander powder: 1tsp
Bay leaves: 2
Salt: to taste
Garam Masala: 1tsp
Water: as needed
Oil: 2tbsp
Cilantro: to garnish

1) Take chopped florets into a microwave safe bowl with water covered. Cook for 7mis. ( U can cook on stove top too. In a bottom vessel, boil water n add florets. cook for 5-7 mins on medium to high heat.)
2) In a skillet, heat oil and add bay leaves n cumin seeds. Fry for 30sec
3) Add onions n pinch of salt n cook until onions are translucent.
4) Stir in with turmeric, ginger garlic paste, chili's and fry for 1 min.
5) Add potato cubes and stir it n fry for 1 min
6) Now, add cauliflower florets. Mix well and cover it n cook for 3mins.
7) Add Red chili powder, paprika, amchur powder( adjust this to your taste), coriander powder. Mix it well n cook for another 10 mins, covered on medium heat.
8) Add green peas, garam masala and salt. Cook for 3 mins, covered.
9) Taste it and adjust spices according to your taste n garnish with cilantro.
10) Switch off the stove. Cover it n leave it for 10 mins. So that curry will absorb all flavors.

Enjoy it with rice, chapathi, naan...


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