Thursday, April 7, 2011

Aloo Nutrela


Nutrela/ Soya Nuggets- 1/2 cup (or more if you like)
Potato- 1 large or 2 medium sized (Peeled and chopped)
Matter-1/2 cup
Oil:- 1 big tbsp
Cumin seeds:-1/2tsp
Mustard seeds:- 1/2 tsp
Onion- 1 small (chopped)
Ginger- 1 tbsp (Chopped)
Garlic-1 tbsp (chopped)
Tomato:- 1 and 1/2 (chopped)
Salt as per taste- 1 tsp
Turmeric:- 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder:- 1/2 tsp
Garam masla:- 1/2 tsp
Coriander for garnishing
Water as per requirement


1) Take water in small bowl & boil it.
2) Soak the Nutrela in the hot water for 5-7 minutes along with pinch of salt.
3) Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin & mustard seeds, Allow it to splutter.
4) Add ginger & garlic and fry for 1 minute.
5) Add onions with pinch of saltand saute until golden brown in color
6) Add tomatoes , turmeric, red chilli powder, garam masala & salt , mix well..
7) Cook until tomatoes are tender and the masala leaves oil and raw taste goes off.
8) Squeeze out the water from soaked nutrela by pressing it between your hands very lightly.
10) Add mattar and potatoes in the tomato mixture and mix well and fry nicely and then add nutrela and fry nicely so that masala covers it.
11) Add enough water just to cover the potatoes & Nutrela and then let it boil.
12) Close the lid of the cooker and then let it give 2-3 whistles.
13) Switch off the gas, let it sit for 5 more minutes.
14) Garnish it with coriander & serve hot with rice.


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