Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Aloo Mattar Gobi Sabji

A tasty sabji with plenty of vegetables, my choice of vegetables r potatoes, greenpeas n cauliflower..without ginger garlic paste n with a handful of spices blended together with grated coconut ,this sabji goes very well with hot rice as well as a very good n excellent side for chappathis..

2no Potatoes(medium size)
1/2 cup Greenpeas
10nos Cauliflower florets
1no onion
2nos green chillies(slit opened)
2nos Bay leaves
1no Cinnamon sticks(big)
2nos Cloves
1no Cardamom
2tsp Coriander leaves (chopped)

To Grind:
1tsp fennel seed
2tsp poppy seeds
1no cinnamon stick
3nos cloves
2tsp Coriander seeds
1tsp peppercorns
1tsp Cumin seeds
2nos Red chillies
1/4cup Grated coconut

Grind finely all the ingredients under to grind list as fine paste with enough water..Chop finely the onions, peel the skin of potatoes n cut them into small cubes, soak the cauliflower pieces with salt in hot water for 10 minutes..

Heat oil in a kadai, add the bay leaves, cinnamonsticks, cloves, cardamom n let them fry, add the finely chopped Onions with 2 pinch of salt, cook until they turns transculent..add the slit opened green chillies as well as green peas, potatoes cubes n soaked cauliflower pieces n cook for a while, once the veggies r slightly cooked, add the grounded paste n stir them continously until the oil get separates, keep the flame in simmer..add enough water to turns them as gravy..cook them well until the vegetables get well cooked..garnish with chopped coriander leaves ..

Perfect side for Chappathis, parathas, Parottas...

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