Monday, 6 May 2013

Aloo Gobhi

Aloo Gobhi is a very famous north Indian dish made with potatoes and cauliflower with added Indian spices.It is a very good side dish for flat breads as well as for rice.

Variations do exist in the way it is prepared based on the regional flavours, but here I tried to bring to you the most authentic Aloo Gobhi.

Potatoes-2 medium,peeled,diced
Cauliflower-20-25 bite sized florets
Onion-1 medium chopped fine
Tomato-1 chopped fine
Cumin seeds/Jeera-1 tsp
Garam masala-2 tsp
Green chilly-1 slit lengthwise
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp
Ginger garlic paste-1/2 tsp
Coriander powder-2 tsp
Black pepper powder-1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves-2 sprigs
Dried fenugreek leaves/Kasoori methi-2 tsp crushed in between your hands
Oil-2 tbsp
Salt to taste

  1. Separately parboil diced potatoes and cauliflower in water with salt to taste.Drain the water.
  2. In a pan,add oil and when hot add jeera.
  3. As they splatter add onions,ginger garlic paste,green chilly and saute till rawness of the ginger garlic paste goes away.
  4. Now add tomatoes and cook till they get mushy.
  5. Now add coriander powder,turmeric powder and cook well.
  6. Now add parboiled potatoes and mix well.Cook for a while.
  7. Then add cauliflower to it and mix so that all spices get coated uniformly.
  8. Now cover and cook for another 4-5 minutes.
  9. Now add garam masala, black pepper powder, crushed kasoori mathi,and 1 sprig of coriander leaves,salt if required to it and mix well.Cook again covered for 3-4  minutes.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with phulka or any other flat bread or rice.

Enjoy the dish! n don't forget Eat and Eat little MORE.. :)

Sending this to Gayathri's WTML hosted by Sowmya,

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