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 
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
- 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. 
- 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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  1. Delicious and tempting aloo tomato jhol.

  2. This sounds too good and tempting pcs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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