Monday, January 07, 2013

Cauliflower, Potatoes & Peas Curry

Alu Gobi Matar in Hindi
Phoolkopi Alu Matar in Bengali

1 cauliflower, cut in florets
1 russet potato, cubed
1 cup frozen peas
4 Tbsp. extra light olive oil
½ tsp. shah jeera or cumin seeds
2 medium onions, cubed
2 tsp. ginger paste
1 tsp. garlic paste
2 Tbsp. tomato paste
2 – 3 green chilies
½ tsp. garam masala powder
Salt to taste
1 tsp. ghee

1.    Boil water and blanch onions for 2 minutes, strain and set both aside.
2.    Puree onions, chilies, onion, ginger, garlic and tomato pastes in a blender.
3.    Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat and fry cauliflower until golden.
4.    Remove cauliflower and set aside, then do the same with potato cubes.
5.    Heat oil in the same pan and add cumin seeds.
6.    When cumin starts to sizzle, add onion puree and simmer until oil resurfaces.
7.    Add reserved hot water, bring to a boil and add cauliflower & potatoes.
8.    Cover and simmer until potatoes are cooked.
9.    Add frozen peas, adjust salt to taste, cover and simmer for five minutes.
10. Sprinkle garam masala powder over the cauliflower, stir and remove from heat.
11. Garnish with ghee and serve.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thanks for stopping by. I love to hear from all of you, so please feel free to leave a comment.

If you have a question I will reply to your comment. If you prefer an email response, please mention that and make sure your blogger profile is linked to your e-mail, otherwise I will not be able to e-mail you back.

Please note that any and all comments posted by 'Anonymous' persons are deleted without exception as a means of nuisance abatement.

Thanks so much for reading and commenting on this post.