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Aloo Gobhi Masala- U. P Style

Aloo Gobhi Masala- A delicious simple to make  curry made with potato and cauliflower

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Lunch box Recipe, Main Course
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: aloo, aloo gobhi sabji, gobhi
Servings: 4 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi

Ingredients

  • 500 gm Cauliflower /phool gobhi
  • 500 gm Potatoes / Aloo
  • 400 gm Tomatoes / Tamatar
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 2 Green Chillies / Hari Mirch
  • 1.5 tsp Coriander Powder / Dhaniya Powder
  • 3/4 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • pinch Garam Masala Powder
  • to taste Salt / Namak
  • 3 cup Water / Paani check notes
  • 4 tbsp Fresh Coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya Optional

tempering/ tadka

  • 1/4 cup Mustard Oil / Sarso ka tel
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 8 Peppercorns / Sabut Kali Mirch
  • 2 Bay Leaves / Tej Patta
  • 2 Green Cardamom / Hari Elaichi
  • 2 Cloves / Lavang
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon /daalchini

Instructions

  • Wash and chop cauliflower into medium size pieces and then soak in luke worm water for 10 minutes. Add turmeric or little baking soda in the water to remove the worms and impurities from the cauliflower if any.
  • Peel and cop the potatoes into medium size pieces and keep aside.
  • Grind tomatoes and make a fine puree.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan and add the cauliflower florets and shallow fry till few brown spots appear on the pieces and then remove from the pan.
  • Now add potato cubes in the same pan and shallow fry till few golden spots appear on the pieces , remove from the pan and keep aside.
  • Now add cumin seeds in the same pan when it start to crackle then add all the tempering ingredients.(if there is no oil left in the pan after shallow frying the vegetables then add 2.5 tbsp oil in the pan and when it become hot then add the cumin.)
  • Now add tomato puree, ginger ,salt and all the dry spices and cook till it tomato become soft and mushy.
  • Now add the shallow fried vegetables and the green chilies and stir fry for 2 minutes so all the masala get mixed with the vegetables.
  • Add 3 cups of water and mix well. Cover the pan with the lid and cook on medium to low heat till done.
  • OR
  • If Making it in the pressure cooker then follow the same steps and after adding everything and the water , pressure cook it for a whistle.

Notes

Notes-
  • You can make it in a pan or in the pressure cooker by following the same process , just pressure cook for a whistle
  • Can also add some fresh peas in the curry.
  • Quantity of water depend on personal choice, you can add less or more water as per your preference ,add salt accordingly.