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Aloo-Methi Rajwada Recipe

Aloo-Methi Rajwada is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 26 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 5 - big Potatoes
  • Kasoori Methi (roughly a handful)
  • 3 - Tomatoes
  • 3 - Onions
  • 1 tbsp - Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tbsp - Turmeric
  • For seasoning:
  • 6 - Garlic
  • 1 inch - Ginger
  • Some Green chillies
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • Salt, according to taste
  • How to Make Aloo-Methi Rajwada:

    1. Boil the potatoes, peel the skin and cut into pieces.
    2. Cut the tomatoes and onions.
    3. Mash the ginger, garlic and chillies to a paste.
    4. In the pressure cooker, add 8-10 tbsp of oil or 4 tbsp ghee. And heat it.
    5. Now add 1 tsp mustard and cumin seeds and simmer till you hear popping sounds.
    6. Add the cut onions and fry till they become brown.
    7. Add tomatoes and simmer till the mixture becomes pulpy and starts sticking to the bottom.
    8. Add garam masala, chilli powder.
    9. Add the potatoes to this mixture and stir well. Take care that the boiled potatoes do not break while stirring or it will spoil the fun.
    10. In a separate vessel, take a handful of kasoori methi and add water and some salt.
    11. Heat this gently so that the dry methi becomes wet.
    12. Add this mixture to the pressure cooker containing potatoes. Now add salt to taste, and turmeric powder for colour.
    13. Mash the ginger, garlic and chilli together to make a paste and add it to the sabzi.
    14. To add a little more taste, put in 2 tbsp of tomato chilli sauce. This is optional.
    15. Finally, add suitable quantity of water.
    16. Put the lid on the cooker and let it cook till 3 whistles.
    17. For best results, let the dish simmer for an additional 10 minutes without covering.
    18. The Aloo-Methi Rajwada is ready.


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