Moghlai Aloo

Moghlai Aloo

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Generally, anything with the moghlai tag is splendorous, and so is this baby potato preparation! moghlai aloo features the winning combination of potatoes and peas in a rich white gravy comprised of curds flavoured with a pungent paste and mild spice powders too. Serve hot with rice or indian breads, for a memorable meal.

Moghlai Aloo recipe - How to make Moghlai Aloo

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10 to 12 small potatoes
3/4 cup fresh curds (dahi)
3/4 cup grated onions
2 tsp coriander-cumin seed (dhania-jeera) powder
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 cup boiled green peas
2 tbsp fresh cream
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp ghee
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Paste
2 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
4 cloves (laung / lavang)
2 to 3 tbsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
2 tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
2 green chillies , roughly chopped
2 cardamoms (elaichi)

  1. Peel the potatoes. Prick them thoroughly with a toothpick and soak in cold water. After about 10 minutes, remove from the water and add the curds and salt. Keep aside for 1 hour.
  2. Heat the ghee in a pan, add the onions and sauté for 1 minute.
  3. Add the paste and sauté for another minute.
  4. Add the coriander-cumin seed powder, chilli powder and turmeric powder and sauté again for a few seconds.
  5. Add the potato mixture and 2 cups of water, cover and cook until the potatoes are soft.
  6. Add the green peas, cream and sugar. Mix well.
  7. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy401 cal
Protein8.4 g
Carbohydrates64.3 g
Fiber7.2 g
Fat11.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A250.7 mcg
Vitamin B10.3 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B33 mg
Vitamin C46.4 mg
Folic Acid47.3 mcg
Calcium125.3 mg
Iron1.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium39.5 mg
Potassium683.9 mg
Zinc1.4 mg