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Aloo Sabzi with Curd Gravy
There are many varieties and preparation of aloo sabzi. Most notable ones are with gravy and without gravy. This recipe of aloo ki sabzi uses a curd to make delicious gravy.
4 medium Potatoes, boiled in salted water
1/2 teaspoon Ginger, chopped
1 Green Chilli, chopped
4 Garlic Cloves
1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds (jeera)
1 small piece of Bay Leaf
4 tablespoons Peanuts, coarsely crushed
1/4 teaspoon Sesame Seeds
1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder (haldi)
1/2 cup Fresh Curd, beaten
1 teaspoon Sugar (optional)
3½ tablespoons Cooking Oil
2 tablespoons Fresh Coriander Leaves, chopped
  1. Peel and cut boiled potatoes into 1-inch cubes. Make a paste of ginger, garlic and green chilli in a grinder.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai over medium heat and add cumin seeds. When it begins to splutter, add ginger-garlic-green chilli paste and bay leaf and sauté for a minute.
  3. Add coarsely crushed peanuts and sesame seeds, sauté them for 1 minute.
  4. Add red chilli powder and turmeric powder, mix well.
  5. Add beaten curd, sugar and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add chopped potatoes and salt to taste (only for gravy), stir well.
  7. Cook covered for 3-4 minutes while stirring occasionally in between to prevent it from sticking and burning.
  8. Add fresh coriander leaves and turn off the heat.
  9. Transfer prepared sabzi to a serving plate and serve.
Tips and Variations:
  • Make sure, curd is not sour otherwise curry will taste sour.
  • If you want to prepare a sabzi with more gravy, then add 1/2 cup water in step-7 and cook covered until you get the desired consistency.
  • Adjust the quantity of green chillies, garlic and ginger to make it as spicy as you like.
  • Sugar adds some difference to its overall taste, however, if you do not like mild sweet touch to this Indian subzi, then avoid it.
Taste: Spicy and mild tangy
Serving Ideas: Aloo ki sabzi is a universal mix and match Indian sabzi which goes well with many types of Indian breads. Many people like to eat it by itself.

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