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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Aloo tamatar ki subzi

A very simple, yet hearty sabzi, a bowl of this with some hot, puffed up puris is sure to warm you up on a cold, winter night.

What you need:
Potato - 4 large, boiled, peeled and chopped
Tomato - 3, medium, cut into large chunks
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Amchur - 1/2 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Hing/asafoetida - a generous sprinkling
Salt - to taste

Take the chopped tomatoes in a microwave safe bowl. Add just enough water to cover the tomato pieces and microwave for 3-4 minutes or until cooked.
Take some oil in a pan. Add the cumin seeds to it. When the seeds start to pop, add in a generous sprinkling of asafoetida. Stir in the potatoes. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, amchur and salt. Mix well. Now add in the cooked tomatoes with the water in which it was cooked. Add in an extra cup of water and let it boil for 10-15 minutes until the sabzi thickens.
Serve hot with puri/roti.
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12 comments:

The Pumpkin Farm said...

sounds really simple and yummy, similar to the aloo chokha i guess

Aarthi said...

they look awesome...should try it soon..

Aarthi
http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Lovely recipe

Gayathri Kumar said...

Sounds delicious...

Chitra said...

Nice, new to me..

Priya said...

Yum yum,super delicious subzi..tempting.

veena krishnakumar said...

looks very nice Jayashree

The Pumpkin Farm said...

simple and nice

rajani said...

These must taste absolutely yummy with roti and puri :)

Srivalli said...

Looks good and I agree it does look like chokha, does it differ much in taste?

Suma Gandlur said...

Simple yet yummy one.

rekhas kitchen said...

Perfect choice with hot puris yummm