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ALOO KA BHARTA

Ingredients

  • Boiled potatoes – 4 (medium-sized)
  • Garlic pods – 7 (chopped)
  • Grated ginger – 1 tbsp
  • Green chilies – 4 (chopped)
  • Onion – 1 medium-sized (sliced)
  • Tomatoes – 1 medium-sized (chopped)
  • Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves – 10-12 (chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking oil – 2 tbsp

Spices needed

  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Aamchur powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Dry fenugreek leaves – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida – 2 pinches

Note- If possible use roasted potatoes for increasing the taste of aloo-bharta.

Procedure

  • Mash all potatoes & keep them aside.

  • Put a wok on flame & add oil.
  • Once the oil heated, add mustard seeds,cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds & asafoetida.Saute for few seconds.

  • Add sliced onions & chopped green chilies. Saute till translucent.

  • Add garlic,ginger & curry leaves. Saute for 4-5 minutes in low-medium flame.

  • Saute the mixture till onions turn light brown in colour.
  • Add tomatoes & 1 tbsp coriander leaves. Saute till they turn soft.

  • Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder & dried fenugreek leaves.Saute till oil separates from the sides.

  • Now add mashed potatoes & salt.

  • Mix well.
  • Add garam masala powder & aamchur powder.Mix well.

  • Cover wok with lid & cook for 2 minutes in low flame.

  • Switch off the flame.Mix well.
  • Dish is ready.

  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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Author:

Hi all, I am Kanchan from devbhoomi Uttarakhand(INDIA). Cooking is my passion.Here I am sharing those secrets of cooking,which I have acquired over the period of time from my mother. I hope you will like it. Keep supporting this blog for more such recipes and do leave your valuable feedback.

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