Monday, December 22, 2014

Jeera aloo-gobi

The holy trinity of winter: Jeera aloo gobi.This dish is the highlight of the season and here is the perfect recipe.It combines baby potatoes and cauliflower and gets additional flavor from cumin,garlic and ginger and a hint of chat masala.

1 medium sized cauliflower
15-20 baby poatoes
2tsp Cumin
4-5 Green chillies slit
2tsp Ginger garlic paste
1/2tsp Chat masala powder
1/4 tsp Black salt powder
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
Salt to taste
2tbsp oil

Pressure cook baby potatoes in enough water or just boil with little salt till done.
Now feel the potatoes and cut into half
Boil/blanch the cauliflower in enough water with little salt and turmeric powder.It will take about 10 minutes.Then drain the water and keep aside
Mix all the dry masala with 2tsp of water and keep aside
Heat oil in a kadai/pan,add jeera and let it crackle then add the mixture of dry spice powder and immediately add the boiled potatoes and cauliflower and give it a nice toss .Check the seasoning and cover it on low flame for 3-4 minutes or till done.
Serve hot with pulka ,roti or you can try it as filling for dosa's and chapati


tip: You can also sprinkle some pepper and squeeze some lemon while serving.