Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Aloo tamatar sabji recipe (Potato tomato curry for fasting/Navratri Vrat

Aloo tamatar sabji (Potato tomato curry for fasting or Navratri Vrat) is very simple and easy to make. This sabji is regularly cooked in North Indian kitchens and very famous dish for Navratri or any other fasting days. It is prepared without onion-garlic and heavy spices. This sabzi can also be prepared during non fasting days too just add normal salt instead of sendha namak and serve with chapatis or puris.

Aloo tamatar sabji
Potatoes – 4 (medium)
Tomatoes -- 4 to 5 (medium)
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
Oil – 1 tbsp
Chopped Coriander Leaves -- 1 tbsp
Sendha Namak to taste (Rock Salt)

Boil the potatoes till they are cooked, peel and roughly mash them. Grind the tomatoes into fine paste. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and let them crackle. Add tomato paste, red chilli powder and salt. Cook till oil starts leaving the masala. Add roughly mashed potatoes and stir. Add 1 cup of water and cook for for 7-8 minutes. Add more salt and water if required. Simmer for 4-5 minutes till you get your desired consistency. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with vrat ki roti or puri.


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    1. Welcome Regina. Thanks for giving positive review.