Aloo Gobhi

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Apr. 22, 2014

An all time favorite combination, in an all time favorite form! potato and cauliflower feature in a traditional curry seasoned with typical Indian spices and spruced up with common ingredients like ginger, green chilies and garlic. The magic of the garam masala and the dry mango powder is evident in aloo gobhi, as these spice powders really perk up the flavor of the subzi.


Oil 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Asafoetida 1/4 Teaspoon
Whole dry kashmiri red chilies 2 , broken into pieces
Finely chopped ginger 1 Teaspoon
Finely chopped garlic 1 Teaspoon
Finely chopped green chili 1 Teaspoon
Chopped potato 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cauliflower florets 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Salt To Taste
Water 1 Tablespoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Garam masala 1/2 Teaspoon
Dried mango powder 1/2 Teaspoon
For garnish
Coriander sprig 1



1. In a deep non-stick skillet, heat oil, add cumin seeds, asafoetida and allow them to splutter.

2. Add dry red chili, ginger, garlic and green chili. Stir over medium flame for a few seconds.

3. Add potato pieces, stir occasionally and cook for 3- 4 minutes.

4. Add cauliflower, salt and 1 tablespoon of water. Cover and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

5. Stir in turmeric powder, chili powder, garam masala and dried mango powder. Stir and cook for 1-2 minutes.



6. Garnish with a sprig of coriander and serve hot with parathas or rotis.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2