Aloo Mewawale

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 tblsp ginger-garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 12 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves, cut
  • 4 tbsps. cream
  • 1 tblsp chilli powder
  • 1 tblsp sugar
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 cup mixed almonds and pistachios, coarsely ground
  • 3 tomatoes pureed
  • 4 onions, chopped, ground
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
Method:
  • Bore a hole into each potato.
  • Stuff with nuts mixed with salt and a few coriander leaves.
  • Close with potato pieces.
  • Heat up oil and fry 2 or 3 potatoes at a time till browned.
  • Remove and reserve.
  • In the same oil, put in cumin seeds.
  • When they pop, mix in onion paste and fry till brown.
  • Then mix in powdered spices, tomato and ginger-garlic paste.
  • Fry till oil separates from the paste, mix in potatoes and one and a half cup of hot water.
  • Simmer, adding cream, salt and sugar till potatoes are cooked and the gravy is well blended.

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