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Aloo Vadi ( potato and lintel dumpling curry)
Aloo Vadi is one of my favorites , urad dal Vadi adds on taste to this simple potato dish . In my previous post I explained how to make urad dal Vadi . My sun dried lintel dumplings are now ready to use , we can use these Vadi's in many ways . Today I am using it with aloo which is a popular name of potatoes in India.
For this I'll take four nice potatoes then I am going to peel them,cut them and pressure cook them in onion gravy with hand full of sun dried Wadis which will be ready in 3-4 whistles . Very simple yet tasty dish must try ...
For this we required :
Urad dal Vadi ( sun dried lintel dumplings) ......100 grams
Onion , finely chopped2 medium
Ginger, finely chopped
Green chillies ........3-4 , chopped
Cumin seeds........1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder.....1 teaspoon
Coriander powder...2 teaspoons
Cumin powder........1/2 teaspoon
Red chilli powder....1/2 teaspoon
Garam masala powder.....1/4 teaspoons
Fresh coriander leaves,chopped......1 tablespoon
How to proceed ...
Break the lintel dumplings into small pieces. Peel and cut potatoes into cubes .
Heat the oil in a pressure cooker and add the cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour add the onion,ginger paste and sauté for three minutes.
Crush and add the dumplings and continue to sauté for five minutes, add a little water whenever the mixture turns a little dry.
Add the tomato puree and sauté till the oil separate . Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and salt and mix well. Add potatoes and sauté for two minutes.
Stir in two cups of water and let it come to a boil. Cover the cooker and cook till pressure is released three to four times **(three to four whistles).
Open the lid when the pressure has released completely. Sprinkle the garam masala powder and fresh coriander and serve hot. With hot romali roti ( Indian bread)
** adjust timings according to your pressure cooker some cookers take little more time .
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