Friday, March 21, 2014

Aloo Gobi Masala

Aloo Gobi Masala is one of the easiest dish for me to make. When ever I find less time to clean or cut veggeis, I prefer making it. Normally, I dont have the ingredients ready and start cooking.. I am kind of, switching on the stove, then looking for ingredients type... Only if i am making a new dish, and not sure about the availability of the ingredients, i used to keep everything ready...


This is my own version of Aloo Gobi, i am comfortable with this method and it satisfies my family's taste bud too.. so I am just stick to this method.


Ingredients :

Potato - 2 cups (cubed)
Cauliflower- 2 cups (Medium florets)
Onion - 1 large (chopped)
Tomato - 2 medium (chopped)
ginger garlic paste - 1 tea spoon
Or
crushed 1 inch ginger and 3 to 4 cloves of garlic
Chili power - 1/2 tea spoon
coriander powder - 1/2 tea spoon
garam masala - 1/2 tea spoon
salt - as per taste.
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tea spoon

oil - 3-4 tea spoon













Preparation:

1. First cut the cauliflower in to medium florets, and soak them in salt mixed water for 10 minutes.
2. In the mean time, Heat pan with two spoons of oil, then Add the mustard seeds, urad dal
3. Chop the onions, add it to the pan and saute until it turns transparent.
4. Then Add ginger garlic paste / crushed one and saute until the raw smell leaves.
5. Add the chopped tomatoes and saute until they are soft and blend with the onion masala.
6. While cooking tomatoes, heat some water in a pan and add the cauliflower florets to it and switch off the flame.
7. once the tomatoes blend well with onions, add the chopped Potato and saute.
8. In two to three minutes, drain the cauliflower florets from the hot water and add it to the potato mix, and add the dry masala powders and a tea spoon of oil and the required quantity of salt.
9. Mix them well and close with lid, keep the flame in low.
10. cook until the veggies cook completely.Stir occasionally, do not smash or over cook the veggies.

When cooked, garnish with chopped coriander leaves and enjoy with your favorite meal.
I served with Jeera rice. please check the jeera rice recipe if you are interested.


 When cooked, garnish with chopped coriander leaves and enjoy with your favorite meal.
I served with Jeera rice. please check the jeera rice recipe if you are interested.


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