Aloo Tamatar Ka Jhol Recipe

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Aloo Tamatar Ka Jhol
How to make Aloo Tamatar Ka Jhol
  • Chef: Aditya Bal
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Marinated pieces of potatoes and paneer fried. Simmered in a masala rich tomato gravy.

Ingredients of Aloo Tamatar Ka Jhol

  • 2 potatoes, parboiled
  • 250 gm paneer
  • 1+1 tsp turmeric
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1+1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1-2 tsp Oil
  • Oil to flash fry (Flash fry is a process in which the potatoes/paneer are immersed in hot oil and fried for 3-4 minutes or till colored on the outside.)
  • For the gravy:
  • Oil
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 3 green
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp ginger, chopped
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • Hing, a pinch
  • 2-3 tomatoes, chopped
  • Water
  • 2-3 Tbsp milk
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • Garnish with chopped mint leaves

How to Make Aloo Tamatar Ka Jhol

  • 1.In a bowl marinate the par boiled potatoes with turmeric, salt, chilli powder and some oil. Flash fry them. Keep aside.
  • 2.In another bowl marinate the paneer cubes with turmeric, salt, chilli powder and some oil. Flash fry them. Keep aside.
  • For the gravy:
  • 1.In a pan add oil, black cardamom, green cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and cumin seeds. Saute.
  • 2.Add chopped onions and saute till they start to turn golden. Add ginger, garlic and green chillies.
  • 3.Then add turmeric, cumin powder, coriander powder, hing and tomatoes. Once the tomatoes start to wilt add water to speed up the cooking process. Cook on simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • 4.Add milk and butter. Cook for another 3-4 minutes and add the fried potatoes and paneer. Simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • 5.Serve garnished with chopped mint leaves.