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Aloo Wadi

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Popular Punjabi dish - black gram nuggets cooked with potatoes and spices.

This recipe is from the book Cooking with Love.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Aloo Wadi

Main Ingredients

Black gram split (urad dal dhuli),

Cuisine

Delhi

Course

Main Course-Veg

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Ingredients

  • Black gram split (urad dal dhuli)
    100 grams
  • Potato
    4 medium
  • Onion roughly chopped
    2 medium
  • Ginger roughly chopped
    2 1/2 inch pieces
  • Oil
    3 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Tomato pureed
    2 large
  • Turmeric powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder
    2 teaspoons
  • Cumin powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Garam masala powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1


Break the nuggets into small pieces. Peel and quarter the potatoes vertically. Grind the onions and ginger to a fine paste.

Step 2


Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour add the onion-ginger paste and sauté for three minutes.

Step 3


Crush and add the nuggets and continue to sauté for five minutes, sprinkling a little water whenever the mixture turns a little dry.

Step 4


Add the tomato puree and sauté till the oil surfaces. Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and salt and mix well. Add potatoes and sauté for two minutes.

Step 5


Add the tomato puree and sauté till the oil surfaces. Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and salt and mix well. Add potatoes and sauté for two minutes.

Step 6


Open the lid when the pressure has reduced completely. Sprinkle the garam masala powder and fresh coriander and serve hot.

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