Friday, November 26, 2010

Aloo-Gobi Masala / Potato - Cauliflower Gravy


A simple, creamy and delicious Aloo-Gobi Masala goes good with any Indian bread and rice.

Ingredients :

1. Cauliflower - 1 Cup (Cut Florets)
2. Potato - 2 (Cut in to cubes)
3. Tomato - 3
4. Bell Pepper - 1 Small sized (Cut in to equal sized square pieces)
4. Ginger - 1 tsp (Grated)
5. Green Chillies - 2 (Finely Chopped)
6. Mint - A handful(Optional)
7. Cashewnuts- 3
8. Milk - 3/4 Cup
9. Yogurt - 1 tbs
10. Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
11. Garam Masala - 1 tsp
12. Red Chilly Powder - 3/4 tsp or adjust to your taste.
13. Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
14. Cumin Seeds - 1/2 Tsp
15. Salt - Needed Qty
16. Oil - 1.5 tbs



Procedure :

1. Heat a little oil. Fry mint leaves and keep aside.
2. Again in the same pan, heat another teaspoon of oil. Add chopped tomatoes and cashew. Saute for few minutes. Remove from stove. Let it cool down. Grind and keep aside.
3. Meanwhile, half-cook cauliflower and potatoes in a microwave or on stove top.
4. Now, add the remaining oil in a pan. Add cumin and fennel seeds. Fry for a minute.
5. Add grated ginger, chopped green chilles and bell pepper. Saute for few minutes.
6. Add half-cooked cauliflower and potatoes. Saute them well.
7. Add coriander powder, garam masala, red chilly powder and salt. Mix them well with the contents already in the pan. Keep sauting for few minutes.
8. Add ground tomatoes and cashew mixture to the pan. Let them cook for few minutes.
9. Medium the flame and then add milk and let the vegetable cook on this creamy mixture.(will take approximately 15-20 minutes on medium flame)
10. Switch off the stove. Stir-in the yogurt.
11. Garnish with mint.

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31 comments:

Veggie Hut said...

Love the colour! Looks awesome!

Akila said...

wow so lovely gravy

Padma said...

Nice combo and yummy masala. Perfect with chapathis.

Kurinji said...

looks delicious nithu n my fav combo...

Santosh Bangar said...

sound creamy spicy and looking wonderful gravey

Biny Anoop said...

its looking gr8..addition of capsicum gives it a dfferent flavour...love it.
biny

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said...

U make me salivate early in the morning Nithu!!! Pass me the bowl pls ;)

Rekha shoban said...

yummy and delicious curry!!

Gayu said...

Looks so yummy..Aloo-Gobi is a deadly combo..

Gayu
http://ensamayalarangam.blogspot.com

Jaisy James said...

delicicous. adding cashew n yogurt will give a good taste. wow nice

Priya Sreeram said...

looks yum! lovely gravy!!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Wow,indeed sounds creamy ,nice recipe!

Jay said...

dish looks absolutely vibrant n inviting...lovely picture Nithu..
Tasty Appetite

Kairali sisters said...

Perfect with rotis...Looks great.

Smitha said...

get the chapathis...the curry looks wonderful!

Torviewtoronto said...

delicious combination

Priya said...

Thats a yummy masala, would love to have with some rotis..

Krishnaveni said...

super delicious curry, yummy

Jagruti જાગૃતિ said...

Lovely and colourful spicy curry...droolworthy !

jeyashrisuresh said...

gravy looks very creamy with the addition of cashew and yogurt

GEETHA ACHAL said...

Healthy and delicious masala...

Chitra said...

:-) You are always a WINNER!!!
Super recipe.

தெய்வசுகந்தி said...

Looks Yummy!!!!!!

Sowmya said...

Looks so adorable and drool-worthy!

Kurinji said...

You have an award in my blog, pls come and collect it.

http://kurinjikathambam.blogspot.com/2010/11/one-lovely-blog-award.html

BeenaShylesh said...

colour ful dear.....and grt with chappathi...

Nancy/SpicieFoodie said...

Hi, first time here:) Your recipes are so delicious and all look great! I am looking forward to trying some of them out. Have a great day!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Love your gravy dear, beautiful presentation.

Nitha said...

creamy and delicious..

Kitchen Boffin said...

nice curry... looks so yummy. i like ur blog.wonerful!

Mihir said...

Thanks for sharing.
We had never tried a milk based gravy so were a little 'curious'.
Wow it turned out well , loved the color and the texture ..and loved the simplicity
Does this come from any particular part of India ??
Thank you again
Mihir