Thursday, March 8, 2012

Aaloo Cholia (Potato with Green Gram) آلو چھولیہ

Aaloo Cholia is a very delicious curry from Punjab. It is prepared during winter when cholia/sholia is available.

  • Cholia seeds (Fresh Green Gram seeds)  1 Cup
  • Aaloo  chopped 2-3 medium size
  • Tomatoes chopped 2
  • Onion chopped 2
  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Oil 1 cup
  • Fresh Coriander leaves for Garnish
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Haldi powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam Masala 1/2 teaspoon
  • Saute onion in oil, remove and grind and keep aside.
  • In the same oil saute garlic and ginger, add tomatoes , chilli, salt and haldi and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Now add grinded onion and fry for 2-3 minutes then add green cholia seeds , fry for another 2 minutes.
  • Add 1 glass of water and cook on low heat till cholia is tender. Add potatoes now and cook till tender.
  • Add as much as water according to your need of gravy thick or thin, cook for 5 minutes. Garnish with garam masala and fresh corinader leaves and simmer.
  • Delicious Aaloo Cholia Curry is ready.
  • Serve with Roti.