Thursday, March 24, 2011

Aloo-Methi Tomato Curry

Aloo is one vegetable which can be made with a variety of combinations.This recipe has a combination of methi leaves, tomato and potato.this is very simple and straight, yet gives a good taste.


4 Potato's
1/2 bunch of methi leaves
1 tomato
1 onion
2 green chillies
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp coriander powder
mirchi powder
Mustard seeds
Cumin seeds
Red chilly
Urad dal


1.Firstly, add oil to a pan, let it heat for a while. After it is heated, add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds, red chilly, urad dal and asafoetida.

2.After a while, add the chopped onions, green chillies and ginger garlic paste.

3.Let it fry for a while and then add the tomatoes to this. Sprinkle some water on this and let it boil. Meanwhile, Clean the methi leaves by soaking it in warm water and salt. This contains sand, so it is necessary to wash it multiple times.

4.Now, after the tomato is semiboiled, add the methi leaves and chopped potatoes. It is necessary for us to cut the potato into small pieces for it to get cooked fastly. If you cut them big, then the time it takes for the methi, tomato and potato may not be the same. So for all the three to cook at the same time, we have to make the potato into small pieces.

5.lastly, add the salt, mirchi powder and coriander powder, mix everything together and enjoy it with chapathi or rice.

+1 (IDEA)
If you want the potato pieces big, then cut them and microwave it for 10 minutes before adding them to the curry.

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