We are into the second week of the Blogging Marathon
, and I decided to make Curries or gravies for this week. Though in a typical Tamilian menu, curry is referred to a dry side dish, most other parts refer to the side dish that's served with Rice or Rotis. I have used it in a boarder term to include the gravy side dishes. These mostly get done within 30 mins and will be great help when pressed for time.
I started this Aloo Gobi Subji thinking to make it in a different way but ended up with a different flavour when I stopped with just Poppy seeds powder and served it with Rotis. We enjoyed the different taste coming out by adding just poppy powder and nothing else.
With the kids still on their vacation, this was a quick lunch for hubby dear and myself.
Cauliflower Potato Curry with Poppy Seed Flavour | Aloo Gobi Subji
Cauliflower florets - 1 cup
Potatoes - 2 medium
Onions - 1 medium
Tomato puree - 2 medium
Ginger Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Red Chili powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Garam Masala - 2 pinches
Poppy seeds powder - 1 tsp
Method to prepare:
Chop cauliflower into small florets, soak in hot water for 5 mins. Make marks on the potatoes and microwave for 5 mins. Once done peel the skin off the potatoes.
Heat a pan with oil, sauté onions till brown. Add ginger garlic paste, sauté till it's cooked well. It takes about a minute.
Then add the drained cauliflower, salt and turmeric. Cover with lid and cook for 5 -7 mins. Since we only par boiled the cauliflower, simmer the pan with lid to ensure it gets cooked well.
Puree the tomatoes, add to the pan along with cooked potatoes, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala. Cover again and cook till the tomato turns to look well done and oil comes out on the sides.
Finally add about 3/4 cup of water. Bring to boil. Add poppy seed powder. Chopped coriander leaves and simmer for 2 mins.
Serve with chapatis.
Check out the Blogging Marathoners doing BM#5
along with me
Curry in a hurry under 30 min: Priya Suresh
Seven Days of Colorful Dishes Kid's Special: Vardhini
Seven Days of Indian Sweets: Harini
Seven Days of Regional Specials: Aarthi
Summer Coolers: PJ
Under 15 mins Quick Breakfast: Sushma Pinjala