Are you tired of chopping and sautéing lots of onions, tomatoes and so many other vegetables to make a sidedish for paratha or are you bored of grinding lots of spices and coconut until it gets wickedly smooth..HuH !!! lots of work to make a side dish..
Need a solution then check out this gravy which needs no onions, tomatoes and garlic…How easy is that…When I came across this recipe, I was quite surprised because how can we make a yummy gravy without any of these, but once I tried I was quite satisfied with the result…I hope you too will like it..
This is my DAY 6 recipe for BM which falls in the theme Seven days of Rajasthani Recipes….Hope you like it and let me know what you think..
Recipe Source: Tarla Dalal
Potato - 3 large cubed and boiled
Curd -1 cup
Gram Flour / Kadalai Mavu / Besan - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder / malli Podi -1 tblspn
Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric powder / Manjal podi - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Leaves / Cilantro for garnishing
Salt to taste
Oil - 3 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai -1 small stick
Cloves / Krambu - 2
Nigella Seeds / Kalonji - 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf -1 tsp
Cook potatoes untill it is compltely cooked. Remove it and set aside.
In a mixing bowl add gram flour, curd, chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and beat well..There should be no lumps. Set this aside for a moment.
Heat oil in a kadai. Add all the seasoning ingrediants in the given order starting from mustard seeds and let it fry for 30 sec.
Add in the gram flour mixture and brng it to boil. Season with salt and mix well.
Add in cooked potatoes and simmer this for 10-15 mins. Add more water if the gravy is too thick.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with roti.
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|Take all your ingrediants..I forgot to add kalonji here..Imagine that it is present OK :P|
|Start from the potatoes...Cut them as per you wish|
|wash them well and add it to a saucepan covered with salted water....IMP: ADD SALT TO THE WATER|
|Bring it to a good boil|
|cover and simmer|
|untill potatoes are cooked|
|drain it and set aside|
|now make the sauce for this gravy..For this you need a blender, because it makes life so easy|
|add curd to it|
|add coriander and garam masala powder|
|add chilli and turmeric powder|
|add gram flour|
|Everything is in. now just whiz it up..It is that easy...|
|ok now everything is smooth, without any lumps..|
|add more water|
|and blend again...Sauce done..Set this aside|
|Heat oil in a kadai|
|add mustard and cumin|
|now cinnamon and cloves|
|now fennel and kalonji (Pls imagine)|
|fry them for 30 sec..Not more than that..|
|now add in the sauce|
|and mix well|
|add some salt|
|cover and simmer|
|untill oil floats on top|
|add in potatoes|
|and mix well...Simmer this for 15- 20 mins..|
|untill the gravy is thick and potatoes have absorbed all the flavours|
|garnish with coriander leaves|
|and give a final stir..|
|I meant to show is bowl...This one is my favorite..|
|if you like garnish with some more cilantro..|
|I served it with coriander paratha and watermelon fizz(Recipe soon)|
|Enjoy your meal...|