As promised I am back with recipe I promised . As it is my first attempt to post/write recipe so I apologies in advance . Please post my mistakes
And your comments/ criticism . It will help me to improve.
Aaloo with Pisa masala
It's every day sabzi cooked in Bihari household . Use of whole spices soaked and made paste in sil Batta gives this curry its rustic taste .
Red potatoes 500 gms
Panchforan 1/2 tablespoon
Tej patta /bay leaf 2pcs
Hing according to your taste / 1 pinch
Mustard oil or any cooking oil 3 table spoon
Coriander seeds. 2 tablespoons
Haldi powder 2 teaspoons
Whole black pepper 1tablespoon
Jeera/cumin seeds 11/2 teaspoons
Whole red chillies 5 pieces
Salt according to taste
Aamchoor powder 1 teaspoon
Soak all masala in water for 15 minutes then make paste using grinder
Wash peel and cut potatoes . If you like you can leave the skin on.
Heat oil in kadhai . If using mustard oil heat it till smoking then take it off heat for 1 minute .
Lower the heat and add hing bay leaf and panchforan . Let it splutter then add potatoes
Sauté potatoes over low heat for few minutes
Increase heat add masala paste and sauté till potatoes are covered . Lower the heat and sauté some more adding little water to avoid burning and sticking
Sauté till oil leaves masala then add water
Cover and cook over medium low heat till potatoes are done .
Add Aamchoor powder stir adjust salt
Crush some potatoes with back of your spoon
Take it off heat
Serve it with hot roties and parboiled govindbhog rice