Monday, 16 July 2012

Aloo Gobhi

Aloo Gobhi

A regular in a punjabi household can be eaten with puris for breakfast or as an evening snack.

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Makes 4 servings


1 1/2 cups boiled potatoes , peeled and cut into large cubes
1 1/2 cups cauliflower , cut into big florets
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
4 whole dry red chillies , broken into pieces
1 tbsp chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp chopped green chillies
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
4 tbsp oil
Salt to taste

Preparation Method:

Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds. When they crackle, add the dry red chillies, ginger, garlic and green chillies.
Add the cauliflower and salt. Mix well and cook for a few minutes till the cauliflower florets get a slight brown colour.
Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala, asafoetida and 1 cup of water. Cook for 10 minutes till the vegetables are tender.
Add the potatoes, lemon juice and coriander.
Mix well and cook till all the water dries up.
Serve hot.

1 comment:

  1. The recipe is perfect but you can replace the lemon juice with some chat masala...try it and you will feel the difference. chat masala compliments aloo gobhi very nicely.