Sunday, July 31, 2011

Aloo Gobhi

Aloo Gobhi means Potato Cauliflower. This is a very popular Indo Pakistani vegetarian dish which is dry and yellowish in color. It can be served with rice, rotis or naan

Serve 4
1 medium cauliflower 
2 potatoes
1 onion sliced fine
2 green chilies chopped
spring of curry leaves
3 gloves of garlic minced
1/2 inch ginger grated fine
1 tomato quarterd
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/4tsp turmeric 
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp red chili powder
1tsp coriander powder
1/2tsp cumin powder
2 tbsp sunflower oil
salt to taste

Peel and cut the potatoes in to 1 inch cubes. Wash and cut the cauliflower in to florets. Season both with some salt.
Heat the oil in a heavy bottom pan and fry the onion,green chili, curry leaves till the onions turn translucent. Add in garlic and ginger. Fry till the raw smell goes off. Add in the potatoes, all the powders apart from the garam masala, and stir for 30 seconds. add a little bit of water, cover the pot and cook the potatoes till the potatoes are almost cooked. You can test by inserting a fork, if it penetrates but with some difficulty, its time to add in the cauliflower.
Add in the cauliflower and tomato, Check for seasoning. Cover and cook until the cauliflower is soft. 
Make sure there is no gravy left, otherwise keep lid off and cook till the gravy drys out.
Now sprinkle with garam masala. mix well.

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