Bengali Phulkopir Aloo Dalna


Bengali Phulkopir Aloo Dalna

Bengali Phulkopir Aloo Dalna 1

  • 420 gms Cauliflower florets
  • 280 gms potato boiled and cut to chunks
  • 60 gms frozen green peas
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Pinch of asafoetida/ hing
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp nigella seeds
  • 4 green cardamom pods
  • 1 dried mild red chilli
  • 1 heaped tsp ginger paste
  • ½ tsp mild chilli powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 100 mls water
  • ¼ tsp garam masala powder
  1. Heat the oil in a large sauce pan. Add the asafoetida along with all the whole spices. Fry for a minute on low heat. Add the ginger paste and fry for a few seconds
  2. Now add the chilli powder and turmeric powder along with the cauliflower florets. Mix well and sauté the florets for 2-3 minutes
  3. Add the sugar, season to taste and add water. Stir well and cook with a lid on for 10 minutes. Now stir and add the potato continue cooking for 5 minutes with a lid on
  4. Add the green peas and simmer for a minute. Turn the heat off and add garam masala. Stir well and serve warm with paratha or rice



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