Saturday, 27 April 2013

Aloo Choliya (Potato Green Chickpea Curry )


Aloo choliya curry is one of the traditional and popular cuisine in India. The recipe taste really awesome and I love to cook this for my family who love this preparation more than anything.




 It's very healthy and tasty . So let's start the recipe .yum
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Ingredients:
3 medium sized potatoes, peeled and sliced
250 gm Horse gram (Choliya or hara chana )
2 onions
6 garlic cloves
1 ginger , small piece
3 tomatoes
4 green chillies
1/4 teaspoon Asefetida
2 era spoon cumin seeds

Spices

1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon red chilly powder
2 teaspoon coriander powder
2 teaspoon garam masala
Salt to taste

4 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
Water as needed

Method:
Wash , peel and roughly chop onions ,garlic , ginger tomatoes and chillies.Heat oil in a pan or pressure cooker add garlic , ginger and onions. Sauté till golden in color.keep the remaining oil in the cooker.

Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Take chopped tomatoes and chillies in food processor , drain out the fried onions mixture , add over the tomatoes in the food processor . Grind to form a smooth and fine paste . Keep aside.
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
To the remaining oil , add asefetida and cumin seeds .Sauté and add potatoes , stir for 5-7 minutes. Add all spices and salt , mix well.
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Add the paste made above , sauté till oil comes out from edges.
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Add horse gram , give a nice stir and add 1 litre water. Close the lid and cook for 3 whistles.
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Open the lid , cook for another 5 minutes . Remove for heat add chopped coriander .
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Aloo Choliya
Serve hot with Chapatis.

Serve-4. Cooking time-30 minutes

Note: You may prepare the tadka in wok and then utransfer the whole ingredients in cooker later.

11 comments:

Priya Anandakumar said...

Lovely, delicious and wonderful curry. Very easy to follow.

Rasa nandini said...

Yummy I love Aloo recipes very much will try this soon :)

Aara Shaikh said...

Looks very inviting

Kitchen Queen said...

very tempting and healthy dish.

Meena Selvakumaran said...

gorgeous gravy.looks delicious.

Navaneetham Krishnan said...

Great combo of ingredients esp on the potatoes and green peas. This is one of those curries we have for the great flavors too.

Beena.stephy said...

Delicious yummy gravy

Ruxana Gafoor said...

healthy dish...hi first time here..happy to follow you..would be glad if you too follow me...
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Nilu A said...

Very tempting and inviting dish Sapana :-)

Reni said...

tempting !

Sona - QP / PQ said...

gud side for chapathis and rotis.

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