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Aloo Gobhi is a traditional North Indian side dish that is often served as a second Sukha-sabji alongwith some main course. Since it’s a dry sabji, it is had with the roti or phulkas.
If you are looking for a simple recipe, you can skip adding tomatoes and onions and simply go with potatoes and cauliflower.
Ensure that both cauliflower and potatoes are cooked by cutting them with the spatula.
Though roti or parantha both go well with gobhi aloo but it tastes really awesome with hot pooris.
- Gobhi Florets 2 cups
- Potatoes 2
- Onion 1
- Tomatoes 2
- Green chilli 1
- Red chilli powder ½ teaspoon
- Coriander powder ½ teaspoon
- Garam masala powder ½ teaspoon
- Ginger ½ inch
- Garlic pods 4
- Hing a pinch
- Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon
- Kasuri Methi a pinch
- Green coriander leaves 1 tablespoon
- Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
- Curry leaves 10
- Salt to taste
- Water as needed
- Oil 3 tablespoons
Cut the potatoes in wedges. Chop the onion, tomatoes, green chilli and garlic pods. Grate the ginger.
Heat about 5 cups of water on a high flame. Let it come to a boil.
Add the Gobhi florets and let boil for 5 minutes.
Drain in a colander and let the water drip off.
Now, heat up 1 tablespoon oil in a non stick pan or a thick-bottom pan.
Add the potato wedges. Cover with a lid and let them fry on low flame till almost cooked. Remove and keep aside.
In the same pan, add 1 tablespoon oil again and put in the Gobhi florets. Stir fry them till light colour change. Remove these too and keep aside.
Again, add 1 tablespoon oil in the same pan and put in the chopped onion. Cook till soft.
Add in the cumin seeds, ginger, turmeric powder, hing, garlic pods, green chilly and curry leaves.
Let the cumin seeds and curry leaves splutter. Put in the chopped tomatoes and cover with a lid.
In about 5 minutes, they will turn soft. Season with salt, hing, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, haldi, coriander powder, kasuri Methi.
At this point,add the potato wedges and gobhi florets. Stir fry so that they get well coated with the seasonings.
Add in ½ cup of water. Cover with a lid and cook till water is absorbed up.
Lastly garnish with chopped green coriander leaves.
Serve with roti or ghee parathas