Friday, December 6, 2013

Aloo Gopi Dry / Potato Cauliflower Dry



About Aloo Gopi:


Aloo gobi (Hindiआलू गोभीUrduآلو گوبی‎, ālū gobhīHindustani pronunciation: [aːluː ɡɔːbʱiː]), also spelled alu gobialoo gobhi or alu gawbi, is a dry IndianNepali and Pakistani cuisine dish made withpotatoes (aloo), cauliflower (gob(h)i) and Indian spices. It is yellowish in color, due to the use of turmeric, and occasionally containskalonji and curry leaves. Other common ingredients include garlicgingeronioncoriander stalks, tomatopeas, and cumin. A number of variations and similar dishes exist, but the name remains the same.


Ingredients:


Potatoes 3 medium
Cauliflower 1/2 small
Oil 1 1/2 tablespoons
Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
Ginger,cut into thin strips 2 inch piece
Green chillies,slit 3
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander powder 2 teaspoons
Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon
Fresh coriander leaves,chopped 2 tablespoons

Method:

1.Peel the potatoes, halve and slice. You can also cut them into small pieces.
2.Wash the cauliflower, remove stems and separate into florets. Trim the stem and cut into small pieces. 3.Heat one to one and a half tablespoons of oil in a kadai.
4.Add cumin seeds, ginger, green chillies and sauté.
5.Add potato pieces, cauliflower pieces and salt. Mix and add turmeric powder and mix well.
6.Cover and cook on low heat. The vegetables should cook in their own steam. Keep stirring from time to time.
7.After about ten minutes, remove the cover and add coriander powder, red chilli powder and garam masala powder.
8.Mix and cover again. Cook till the vegetables are totally tender.
9.Serve hot garnished with sprigs of fresh coriander.



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