Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Aloo Tamatar ka Jhol


Aloo Tamatar ka Jhol is a traditional Uttaranchal dish. This dish is very simple & easy to make for busy days. Other than the main ingredients this dish is cooked using ghee & tempered with methi seeds. This is suppose to be a gravy dish but I made it a dry one.

Cooking Details
Prep Time-10mins 
Cook Time-20mins 
Serves-2people
Ingredients 
2Potatoes cubed
2Tomatoes chopped
1Small onion sliced
1Tsp ginger chopped
2Garlic chopped
1Tsp chili powder
1/4Tsp turmeric 
1/2 Tsp garam masala
1Tsp cumin
1/4Tsp fenugreek seeds
1Tbs ghee {oil}
Few coriander branches for garnish
Directions 
- Heat pan with oil. Add jeera to pan & fry it till changes to light brown.
- Now add chopped garlic & ginger pieces. Fry them for few seconds & add onion's to pan. 
- Fry them till they are translucent.
- Add tomatoes to pan. Add turmeric, red chili powder & salt to pan. 
- Add cut potatoes to pan & close pan with a lid. 
- Cook till potatoes are soft & done with a closed lid.
- Add garam masala to pan & fry for 2mins. Adjust salt & chili powder if needed.
- Garnish with coriander & switch off heat. 
- Serve warm with rice & roti. 
Note
- Instead of ghee use oil if you like. 
- To make it a gravy add 2cups water before adding potatoes to pan. 
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18 comments:

  1. Delicious and tempting aloo tomato jhol.
    Deepa

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  2. This sounds too good and tempting pcs

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  3. simple and delicious one!! very well made..

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  4. Just need some rotis to clean that bowl of droolworthy aloo tamater ka jhol.

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  5. Really looks delicious!
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  6. I made this curry too and really loved the spices that were added. Lovely clicks.

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  7. Ok that's what I was wondering the dry dish..:)..I had made a watery one..looks so well done..

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  8. Nice and flavorful curry,I too made the same ..

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  9. jhol would be nice with fresh hot rotis too. yum

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  10. This jhol will taste awesome with rotis.Looks yum.

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  11. Dry or gravy, I guess you can't go wrong with aloo tamatar.

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  12. Very tempting and delicious aloo tamatr jhol dear :) I wud love to have them with rotis any time !!

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  14. Potatoes always turn out yummy irrespective of the way it is prepared.

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