North Indian Style Aloo Tomato Curry
Easy and quick potato recipe. This is no onion no garlic potato curry cooked with Indian spices. This is vegan and gluten free.
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boiled & peeled
Red Chilli Powder
For No Fasting Recipe
2 - 3
Boil potatoes and peel off the skin.
Roughly break potatoes into small pieces.
It will be little mashy also.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add cumin seeds and let it crackle.
Add chopped ginger and green chillies.
Add chopped tomatoes and mix well.
Add hing or asafoetida now for non fasting recipes. Fasting recipes skip this step.
Cook till tomatoes are soft and cooked well.
Add all spices and saute for 15 - 20 seconds.
Then add 1/2 cup water and let it simmer for 2 minutes.
Add 1 cup water more, salt and let it boil for 2 - 3 minutes.
Adjust water as per the consistency you need.
Then add roughly mashed/ smashed potatoes to the gravy.
Let it simmer for 3 - 5 minutes more.
Turn off heat.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Method II: Cooking in one pot
Peel off skin of potatoes and dice it.
Heat a heavy bottom pot or pan or pressure cooker.
Add cumin seeds and splutter.
Add ginger and green chillies.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook on medium heat till tomatoes are a little soft.
Now add all ground spices mentioned above in ingredients list.
Stir and saute for a minute.
Now add little water and cook for another minute.
Then add chopped potatoes and give it a nice stir.
Saute for a minute or so.
Then add 1/2 - 3/4 cup water.
Season with salt as per taste. (rocksalt)
Cover the lid.
For open pot, simmer on low flame for 15 minutes or till potatoes are well cooked.
For pressure cooker, pressure cook for 2 whistles.
Then let the pressure release naturally.
Open lid of the cooker/ pot.
Add finely chopped coriander leaves and a dash of lemon juice (optional).
If you are cooking for any other than fasting dish then add hing and turmeric powder along with coriander and chilli powder.
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