Batata nu Shaak Recipe - Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi
Batata Nu Shaak has such delicate flavours of the spices .with tomatoes that it is simply a winning dish when it comes to making a menu for dinner.
Batata Nu Shaak or Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi is a simple and delicious recipe made with potatoes that are simmered in a tangy tomato gravy spiced with cinnamon and coriander. Potatoes are a staple food in every Gujarati home and many other regional homes of India.
Not only do the Gujaratis love potatoes as a vegetable but you will notice that they use it along with other vegetables to make the dish look attractive and tasty.
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- 4 Potatoes (Aloo) , peeled and cut in 1 inch cubes
- 1 inch Ginger , grated
- 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
- 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
- 2 Homemade tomato puree
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1/4 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
- 1 teaspoon Sunflower Oil
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a small bunch chopped
- Black Salt (Kala Namak) , to taste
- Salt , to taste
How to make Batata nu Shaak Recipe - Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi
To begin making the Batata Nu Shaak Recipe, heat a pressure cooker with oil on medium heat; add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and allow the mustard seeds to crackle.
Now add ginger, cinnamon stick, bay leaf, tomatoes and saute for a few minutes.
Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, black salt.
Stir in the aloo, salt and 2 cups of water.
Close the pressure cooker and pressure cook the batata nu shaak for 3-4 whistles.
Turn of the flame and allow the pressure to release naturally.
Open the pressure cooker and finally, stir in the chopped coriander leaves into the batata nu shaak and serve hot.