Aloo Gobi

Aloo gobi














Ingredients
  1. Cauliflower florets – 2 cups 
  2. Potatoes – 2 small, cubed
  3. Onion – 1/2 medium, roughly chopped
  4. Tomato – 1 medium
  5. Green chilies – 3 – 4, roughly chopped
  6. Fresh Ginger Garlic crushed – 1 1/2 tsp
  7. Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  8. Chilly powder – 1 tsp
  9. Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp
  10. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  11. Hing / asafoetida – 1 pinch
  12. Lime juice – 1 tsp
  13. Dried methi leaves (kasoori methi) – 1/2 tsp
  14. Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  15. Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  16. Salt – to taste
  17. Oil –  2 tbsp
  18. Coriander leaves / cilantro, chopped – To garnish

Method

1. Coarsely grind the onion, green chillies and tomato in a mixie (Use this mixture immediately after grinding otherwise onion will taste bitter).

2. Heat 2 – 3 tbsp oil in a pan and splutter the cumin seeds. Lower the heat and add hing and crushed ginger-garlic. Saute for 30 seconds.

3. Add the ground mix mentioned in step 1, salt and saute  really well.

4. Meanwhile microwave the cauliflower and potatoes separately with salt and pepper powder for few minutes until half done(optional, this is done in order to save time).

5. Once the oil start separating from the paste (takes about 10 – 15 minutes), add the coriander powder, chilly powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, pepper powder and kasoori methi. Mix well and add the lime juice.

6. Then add potatoes and cauliflower florets, mix well and sprinkle some water. Cover it with a lid and cook at medium – low heat. Stir in between. It will be ready within 15 – 20 mts. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with chapathi, poori or nan.

Tips:

  1. To make it extra-tasty – Deep fry the cauliflower and potatoes with little salt and pepper and directly add to the gravy.

Recipe by Lakshmi Abhilash

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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