Friday, 13 April 2018

Cauliflower Masala- Aloo Gobi Recipe

Hello foodie friends,
 Everyday cooking can be boring and monotonous too. Cooking the same vegetable with the same recipe is the reason behind this. Let's cook some deliciousness today with cauliflower.  Aloo gobi (potatoes & cauliflower) is a popular Indian dish in which potatoes and cauliflower is cooked together. Its cooked with  onions, tomatoes and spices. This dish can be cooked in many ways, but the art of this dish is to not get the cauliflower soggy and limp but keep it crisp yet cooked.  
 
But before that some facts and trivia on this vegetable.





  1. Cauliflower is not a seasonal vegetable and can be procured all round the year. 
  2. Cauliflowers are not flowers or flower buds; they are a group of tiny stems!
  3. Cauliflower is a rich source of vitamin C.
  4. Cauliflower is proved to aid blood pressure and kidney function.


Cauliflower makes a best combination with potato.

 Hence today we are going to stir up a  easy and tasty cauliflower masala. 






Ingredients

  •  1 medium size Cauliflower
  • 1 onion 
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 potatoes
  • chopped coriander leaver
  •  ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin Powder
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp chilly powder  
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil 
  • Salt to taste



Method


1. Clean & cut cauliflower into florets, wash it very well, check for worms and tiny insects. Soak in a bowl of salt water. 
 
2. Cut and potatoes into cubes.


3
. Finely chop the onions. Heat oil in a pan and add the onions and cumin seeds to it. Cook till soft and pinkish in colour. 


4. Next add the chopped tomatoes and cook till the oil leaves the sides. 

5. Add all the dry spices.

 
6. Now add the cauliflower florets and chopped potatoes. Cover the pan with lid and cook. Open and stir occasionally till cooked. 

7. Garnish with chopped coriander leaver and eat with hot rotis.


Note-
Do not add any water to the dish while cooking.

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