Thursday, April 19, 2007

गोलू मोलू आलू

The name is tempting and so is the dish..Note the ingredients now:

1 tsp Cumin seeds
16-20 Baby potatoes
1 tbsp Lemon juice
1 tsp Coriander seeds
4-5 Cloves
1 tsp Fennel seeds (saunf)
2-3 Green cardamoms
2-3 Red chillies whole (broken)
2 tbsps Oil
Salt to taste

1. Wash and wipe the potatoes and cut into two to four pieces each without peeling.
2. Dry roast cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cloves, fennel seeds, green cardamoms and red chillies.
3. Cool and grind coarsely.
4. Heat oil in a pan and the potato pieces and salt.
5. Stir, cover and cook on medium heat.
6. Once the potatoes are cooked, add the freshly ground roasted mixed spices (generously).
7. Mix well, cover and cook on medium heat for another five minutes.
8. Open the lid, add lemon juice and remove from heat.
9. Mix, cover and keep aside for at least five minutes.
10.Serve while it is still hot.