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Friday, April 30, 2010

Gobi Mattar Masala


1 medium Cauliflower (florets separated)
1 Yellow onion (finely chopped)
1 cup green peas (thawed)
2 1/2 Roma tomatoes (chopped)
1tbsp ginger-garlic paste

1/4tsp Turmeric powder
2tsp Chilli powder
1tbsp Coriander powder
3/4tsp Garam masala powder

1tsp Cumin seeds
2 cups water
2tbsp Oil
How to:
  • In a skillet, heat oil and add cumin seeds, when it splutters, add onions along with salt and saute until tender.
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and cook until raw smell disappears, followed by turmeric powder.
  • Then add coriander powder, chilli powder and saute for a couple of mins.
  • Now, add tomatoes and cook in a reduced flame with lid closed, until its completely mashed. (Stir once or twice to check if the masala is not burnt.)
  • Pour the water with required salt and cook in a medium flame for a min.
  • Then add the cauliflower florets and peas, mix well and cook with lid closed.
  • Cook until they are tender and not mushy. Add the garam masala powder and simmer for another min. Also check salt for taste.
  • Switch off and garnish with cilantro.
Serve hot with steamed rice/chapathi/poori/naan, you name it.


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  2. Your recipes are delicious! I wish you were my neighbor so I could see how you make these lovely recipes :) I saw you from the foodie blog roll and I look forward to reading more of your post :)

  3. Thanks Vincent. Will definitely add my blog.

  4. Alisa-Foodista, Thanks for dropping by. That's so kind of you.

  5. Hi...looks yummy and healthy, love your step by step directions...

  6. Hi Mam . U did very well. I have prepared this in my home . very nice

  7. Hi Anonymous, Thanks and good to know. Keep visiting.


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