Saturday, 3 January 2015


Medium sized potatoes- 4
Chopped tomatoes- 2
Red chillie powder- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Jeera seeds- 1/2 tsp
Garlic cloves- 4 to 5
Methi seeds- a pinch
Salt- to taste
Oil- 2 tbsp

Wash and peel the potatoes, cut into 4 pieces. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add methi seeds to crackle. Add potatoes and saute for 1 minute. Add red chillie powder, turmeric powder and saute 5-6 minutes.
Grind the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and cloves to make a smooth paste. Add the mustard seeds paste  and tomato and stir fry for 2- minutes. Add the water for gravy and close the lid of the pressure cooker on a medium flame.
After 1 whistle, sim the gas for about 10 minutes. Once cooled, open the lid, add salt. Garnish with coriander leaves. Aloo tamatar is ready to eat. Serve with garam garam kachoris.