Mughlai Aloo Lajawab Recipe - Mughlai Aloo Sabzi Recipe

Give this rich and mouth watering, Mughlai Aloo Lajawab a try where the potatoes are roasted and simmered in a thick cashew, cream, tomato based gravy. It makes a perfect dish for a dinner party.

Nithya Anantham
Mughlai Aloo Lajawab Recipe - Mughlai Aloo Sabzi Recipe
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Mughlai Aloo Lajawab Recipe is a rich and luscious potato gravy, which originates from the house of Nawabs. The potatoes are roasted and then simmered in a thick cashew, cream, tomato based gravy.

The curry is flavoured with the caraway seeds, and mild spices which renders a strong nutty flavour to the dish. Simple ingredients but the process of simmering it on slow fire is what gives the much flavour to the curry.

It has potatoes, cashews, cream, milk, curd and ghee which adds the thickness and gives the dish the much needed richness. It is one of those rich curries which needs to be on a party menu or on special occasion.

Serve the Mughlai Aloo Lajawab Recipe along with Butter NaanMethi Matar Pulao, Dal Makhani, Kurkuri Bhindi and Boondi Raita for your next house party menu. Add a Gulab Jamoon into your party menu to make it special.

You can also serve the Mughlai Aloo Lajawab Recipe for a simple weekday Lunch or pack into your office lunch box with Tawa Paratha and Tadka Raita

If you like this Mughlai Aloo Lajawab Recipe, you can also try other Aloo recipes for your Indian Dinner

  1. Gujarati Lasaniya Batata Recipe
  2. Chotti Aloor Dum Recipe
  3. Aloo Gobi Ki Sabzi Recipe

Cuisine: Mughlai
Course: Dinner
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 6 Potatoes (Aloo) , cut into big cubes
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 4 Tomatoes , blended into a puree
  • 4 tablespoons Cashew nuts
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 2 inch Ginger , roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh cream
  • 1 tablespoon Kasuri Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves) , for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking oil , for roasting potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee , for the mughlai gravy
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Mughlai Aloo Lajawab Recipe - Mughlai Aloo Sabzi Recipe

  1. To begin making Mughlai Aloo Lajawab Recipe, soak the cashews in warm milk for 10 minutes and then blend it into a smooth paste using a mixer grinder. Keep aside.

  2. Similarly blend the tomatoes in a fine puree and keep aside.

  3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add the cubed potatoes, fry until the potatoes turns golden and crisp. Remove it in a kitchen absorbent paper and keep aside.

  4. Heat ghee in a wok, add the ajwain, let the ghee become fragrant.

  5. Add the onion, ginger and garlic and saute until it turns soft and translucent.

  6. Once the onions are soft, add in the tomato puree, turmeric powder, coriander powder, kashmiri red chilli and garam masala powder. Simmer the tomatoes until it all the spices are absorbed well into the gravy.

  7. Once the tomatoes are cooked through, add the prepared cashew mix and let it cook for about 2 to 3 minutes. Add the roasted potatoes, add a little water, cream, salt and stir well to combine.

  8. Check the salt and spices and adjust accordingly. Simmer the Mughlai Aloo Lajawab for another 5 minutes until the potatoes absorb the gravy. 

  9. At this stage, if you find the Mughlai Aloo Sabzi is too thick add water and seasoning as per your desired consistency.

  10. Once the Mughlai Aloo Sabzi comes together, add in the cream, mix and turn off the heat. Garnish it with kasuri methi and serve hot.

  11. Serve the Mughlai Aloo Lajawab Recipe along with Butter NaanMethi Matar PulaoDal MakhaniKurkuri Bhindi and Boondi Raita for your next house party menu. Add a Gulab Jamoon into your party menu to make it special.

  12. You can also serve the Mughlai Aloo Lajawab for a simple weekday Lunch or pack into your office lunch box with Tawa Paratha and Tadka Raita

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Last Modified On Thursday, 07 March 2019 16:30
     
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