1teaspoonGinger paste or freshly grated or crushed
1tablespoonPeanuts coarsely ground
Rock Salt (sendha namak) to taste
1teaspoonRed chili powder
1tablespoonCilantro or coriander leaves chopped finely
First, boil the potatoes in the pressure cooker.
Once cool to touch, peel and discard the skin. Cut into small cubes.
Making Dahi Wale Aloo (Regular):
Take yogurt, besan, turmeric powder, red chili powder and salt in a bowl.
Mix well so there will be no lumps. Add water and mix. Keep it aside.
Heat the ghee in a pan on medium heat. Once hot add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.
Then add curry leaves, green chilies and ginger paste. Sauté them for 30 seconds.
Then add yogurt mixture while stirring continuously. Let it come up to a simmer.
Then add boiled and cubed potatoes. Mix well gently.
Let it simmer for 5 minutes.
Then add garam masala. Mix well.
Turn off the stove
Making Dahi Aloo for vrat:
Take yogurt and water in a large cup or bowl. Whisk it well till it is smooth. and keep it aside.
Heat the ghee in a pan on medium heat.
Once hot add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.
Then add ginger and green chilies. Saute for a minute.
Then add crushed peanuts. Mix and cook for a minute.
LOWER the heat to low. add red chili powder, cumin powder, and salt.
Stir and cook for 30 seconds. If spices are burning then you add a few splashes of water.
Add boiled potatoes. Mix well, so all the masala is coated with spices.
Add prepared yogurt-water mixture. Stir well and let it come to a simmer.
Let it simmer for 7-8 minutes. Do stir in between.
After that mash few pieces of potatoes using back of a spatula. This will help to thicken the gravy.
And again simmer for 1-2 minutes or till the gravy becomes thick.
Lastly, add chopped cilantro leaves.
Mix well, turn off the stove.
This Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving (Regular Dahi Aloo Recipe) Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 10.6g | Fat: 11.8g | Saturated Fat: 7.3g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 695mg | Potassium: 872mg | Fiber: 3.7g | Sugar: 10.4gBelow info is for Vrat ke Dahi aloo.