Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Aloo ka Saag

Aloo ka Saag

1. Boiled potatoes(cut into half inch cubes) - 4
2. Asafoetida/hing powder - 1/4 tsp.
3. Cumin Seeds/Jeera - 1 tsp.
4. Mustard Seeds/Rai - 1/2 tsp.
5. Ginger Paste - 1 tsp.
6. Green Chilli Paste - 1 tsp.
7. Red Chilli Powder - 3/4th tsp.
8. Turmeric Powder/Haldi - 1/4 tsp.
9. Cardamom Powder/Elaichi Powder - 1 tsp.
10. Yoghurt ( preferably sour) - 1 cup
11. Salt - according to taste


1. Heat oil in a kadhai(vessel) and add hing powder, jeera, mustard seeds, ginger paste, green chilli paste and fry for 2 mins.
2. Add the boiled potato cubes and saute for a few mins.

3. Add red chilli powder, haldi, cardamom powder and salt. Cook for some time.
4. Then take the kadhai/vessel away from the flame and add yoghurt.
5. Keep the vessel again over the flame.
6. Cook for 2 mins. and then add half a cup of water.
7. Once it starts boiling, cook for a few mins. on sim.
8. Remove from heat.

You may garnish with corriander leaves. Serve with chapattis. This is a bitter-sour Rajasthani potato dish. Made it for the first time today; it can be served with rice as well. Do try it n leave ur comments:-)

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