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Aloo Gobi / Potato Cauliflower Curry

Aloo gobi is an easy vegan curry made with potatoes and cauliflower as the main ingredients. This Punjabi curry is easy to make, hearty, and packed with flavors. Made with simple ingredients, this comforting dish is perfect for a weekday meal.
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Author: Shilpa
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 medium cauliflower
  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 inch ginger grated or ½ teaspoon ginger paste
  • 2 cloves garlic grated or ¼ teaspoon garlic paste
  • 2 green chili (or serrano pepper) finely chopped (or as per taste)
  • 2 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 2 tablespoon cilantro

Spices

  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder or cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder) - optional
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

Prep:

  • Cut the cauliflower into medium florets and rinse thoroughly.
  • Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut them into medium-sized cubes.
  • Chop the onion and tomatoes, and grate the ginger and garlic.

Pan fry potatoes and cauliflower (optional step):

  • Heat a frying pan or kadhai and add 1 tablespoon of oil. Add ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder.
  • Add the potato cubes and lightly fry until they are light brown. Set them aside.
  • Now in the same pan, add 1 tablespoon oil and ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder.
  • Add cauliflower florets and fry until they are light brown. Set them aside.

Making the curry:

  • In the same pan, heat 1 tablespoon of oil. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add onion and fry until they begin to turn brown.
  • Add ginger, garlic, and green chili. Fry for 1-2 minutes.
  • Now add tomatoes and tomato puree. Mix well.
  • Add chili powder, ground coriander, amchur, ½ teaspoon turmeric powder, and salt. Mix well and cover.
  • Let it cook until the tomatoes are soft and mushy, and the oil begins to separate.
  • Add 2 cups of water.
  • Add the fried potato and mix well. Cover and simmer until the potatoes are half cooked.
  • Add the fried cauliflower. Mix well and adjust consistency.
  • Add peas. Bring to a boil.
  • Simmer until the potato, cauliflower, and peas are done. Cauliflowers should have some bite and should not be mushy.
  • Add garam masala and coriander leaves.
  • Mix well. Serve hot.

Notes

See the tips section above for useful tips to make this dish.
Nutrition Facts
Aloo Gobi / Potato Cauliflower Curry
Amount per Serving
Calories
230
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
8
g
12
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Trans Fat
 
0.03
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
2
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Sodium
 
98
mg
4
%
Potassium
 
1076
mg
31
%
Carbohydrates
 
37
g
12
%
Fiber
 
7
g
29
%
Sugar
 
6
g
7
%
Protein
 
6
g
12
%
Vitamin A
 
484
IU
10
%
Vitamin C
 
85
mg
103
%
Calcium
 
58
mg
6
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.