Oct 10, 2011

Aloo Gobi

Aloo Gobi

A very popular and tasty North Indian dish. Goes well as a side dish with Rotis !!!!!

Serves: 3

You will need

1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
1 onion, finely chopped
3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
200 g cauliflower florets
2 tablespoon water
2 potatoes, peeled, cubed and boil separately
3/4 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
2 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves


Wash and clean cauliflower florets. Dip in 2 cups (400 ml) of hot water for 5 minutes. Drain out water. Wipe cauliflower florets with a kitchen towel.

Dilute red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder in 1 tablespoon water and keep aside (spice mix).

Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds (jeera) and fry on a low to medium heat for 2 minutes until fragrant and light brown color.

Add finely chopped onion and fry till golden color and crisp on a low to medium heat.

Add diluted spice mix and stir well for 2 - 3 minutes until the water dries up and raw smell disappears.

Add cauliflower florets and sprinkle very little water (2 tablespoons). Cover with a tight lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 10 - 12 minutes or 3/4 done.

At this point, add separately boiled potato cubes and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a tight lid and cook again for 5 - 8 minutes (do not add extra water) or until the spices well coated on potato cubes, cauliflower florets and water dries up.

Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves. Serve as side dish with Rotis / Pulao / Rice.

1 comment:

Ms.Chitchat said...

One of my family favourite,loved ur version too,looks very tempting. Nice click too.