May 4, 2008

Aloo Tamatar


Serves- 2-3 people

Potato – 1 medium chopped in ½ inch cubes
Tomato- 1 medium finally chopped
Garlic – 1 tbsp crushed
Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Turmaric powder – ¼ tsp
Garam masala powder –1/2 tsp
Red chili powder – ¼ tsp
Curry Leaves – 4-5 (optional)
Salt to taste
Oil for cooking
Green Coriander for garnishing

In a bowl mix Turmaric, Garam masala, Red chili powder and around 2 tbsp of water. Now in a pan take oil, once its hot put mustard and cumin seeds and Curry Leaves. When seeds start spluttering; put the mixture of spices. Lower the heat and roast it for 20-30 secs. Now add chopped potatoes and salt, mix it well. Cover it and cook for 1min. Now add around 1- 1/2 cups of water. Increase the flame to medium high and cook it for 8-10 min till the potatoes get cooked. Now, add tomatoes, lower the heat and cook for another 5-7 min. Mash the potatoes in the gravy a bit so that gravy becomes thick. Switch off the flame; add 1/4 tsp of garam masala and green coriander. Allow it to cool down for aprox. 5 min and serve with parathas :)


Asha said...

Hey Ms.B, howdy? Doing well and enjoying the Spring?

Aloo Tamater looks mouthwatering, great for dipping with soft parathas!:)

Roopa said...

Good one !

Miss Bellevue :) said...

Thanks for the comment; I am enjoying Spring for sure n I hope ur spring break was great too :)
I love Aloo Tamatar with crisp n salty parathas :)

ranji said...

yummy aloo mattar...will be so tasty with rice..i love it:)

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