Sai Vishram

Azaad-e-Aloo

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INGREDIENTS

  • 15 small Potatoes, boiled in salted water
  • 1 large Onion, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup thick Curd (yogurt)
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1 pod Green Cardamom
  • 1 small piece of Cinnamon
  • 4 Cloves
  • 8-10 Cashew Nuts
  • 1/2 tablespoon Kasuri Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves)
  • 5 tablespoons Cooking Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander Leaves, chopped
  • Salt

Method

  • Peel boiled potatoes and prick them with a fork to ensure they are boiled properly and help the gravy absorb better.
  • Heat 2 tbsps oil in a pan. Add boiled potatoes and shallow fry them over medium flame until they turn light brown. Drain and transfer to a plate.
  • Grind coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and cashew nuts into a dry mix powder. Keep aside for frying.
  • Heat remaining 3 tablespoons oil in the same kadai over medium flame. Add a pinch of asafoetida, bay leaves and finely chopped onion. Sauté until onion turns light brown or for approx. 1-2 minutes. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for 30 seconds.
  • Add dry mix powder and sauté for a minute.
  • Beat the curd, slowly add it to kadai and mix well.
  • Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder and mix again. Stir continuously until oil starts to separate, for around 2-3 minutes.
  • Add shallow fried potatoes, kasuri methi and salt, cook on low flame for 2 minutes.
  • Add 3/4 cup water and bring it to boil over medium flame.
  • When it starts to boil, cook covered on low flame until you get the desired consistency of gravy, it will take around 3-4 minutes. Turn off the flame and transfer it to a serving bowl.
  • Garnish azadi ke aloo with coriander leaves and serve hot.