Thursday, March 27, 2008

Aloo Gobi Muttur and Methi Paratha




Aloo Gobi is one of my favourite dish.I came across this recipe when I googled for Aloo Gobi.After watching the video by Manjula Aunty, I instantly made it.Thankyou Manjula Aunty for this lovely and authentic Aloo Gobi recipe.Only different I have done is added peas to my recipe.

Ingredients for Aloo Gobi Mutter

Gobi/Cauliflower-1
Potatoes-2
Peas-1/2 cup
Oil-3 tbsp
Hing-a pinch
Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
Green Chillies-2 nos
Bay Leaves-2 nos
Red Chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Turmeric-1/4 tsp
Coriander powder-1/2 tsp
Mango powder- 1/2 tsp
Ginger grated-1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Method
In a kadai heat oil.Add cumin seeds until they sizzle.Add Hing,Bay leaves,green chillies.Fry for a minute.Make a paste of ginger,turmeric,red chilly powder,coriander powder with little water.Add to the kadai.Fry until the water evaporates and oil leaves in the sides.Now add cut potatoes, Gobi florets, Peas and salt.Mix well.Cover and simmer.It takes about 15mins to cook.Finally add Mango powder and cilantro.
Serve with rotis,chapatis,parathas.


Ingredients for Methi Paratha


Whole wheat flour-2 cups
Gram flour-2 tbsp
Methi- chopped finely-3/4 cup
Garam masala-1/4 tsp
Green chillies-finely chopped-2
(You can also use red chilli powder)
Turmeric-1/4 tsp
Curd-1 tsp
Butter melted-1 tsp
Salt
Water

Method
Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl.Add enough water to make a stiff dough.Cover and set it aside for 1-2 hrs.Heat the griddle over a medium heat. Place one paratha in the hot griddle, cook for few seconds.Turn the paratha over and brush with oil. Cook for few minutes, turn paratha over again,and brush with oil and fry a few more minutes or until it is crisp and brown on both sides.
Store in an air tight container or wrap in aluminium foil.

8 comments:

Divya Vikram said...

it should have tasted great..i too like aloo gobi..

Divya Vikram said...

it should have tasted great..i too like aloo gobi..

shriya said...

Thats a nice combination. Heard about aloo paratha but never knew there is methi paratha. Looks so good. I have a question did u add fresh methi or did u fry it.

Uma said...

methi paratha and aloo gobi make wonderful combo! Delicious.

Rupa said...

Shriya-Thanks.I added fresh methi(finely chopped)to the whole wheat flour and other ingredients.Mix well before adding water to make the dough

Dhivya said...

wow!i love these

sandhya said...

nice combo...looks delicious...

Lavi said...

methi parotta is different to me..both are looking great.

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