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Saoji Style Chole Aloo Curry

Saoji Style Chole Aloo Curry
Saoji Style Chole Aloo Curry
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves6 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for Lunch , Dinner

Ingredients for Saoji Style Chole Aloo Curry

  • Onion (1 no)
  • Garlic cloves (6 no)
  • Ginger (one inch)
  • Tomato (1 no-puree)
  • Green chillies (6 no)
  • Garam Masala
  • Magaj powder (Watermelon seeds-available in grocery stores)
  • Jeera/Cumin seeds powder
  • Oil (4 tspn for tarri)
  • Chole (boiled half kg)
  • Potato (2 no)
  • Dry coconut (grated/powdered)
  • Bay leaf/Tej Patta (1 no)
  • Red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Aamchur/Dry mango powder
  • Turmeric powder
  • Sugar or Jaggery
  • Coriander seeds powder (1 tspn)
  • Chopped coriander leaves
  • Water

How to cook Saoji Style Chole Aloo Curry

  1. Cut the onion,green chillies,cloves & ginger. Grind together to make a paste.
  2. Heat about 4 tspn of oil in a wok/broad kadhai. Add tej patta/bay leaf.
  3. Add the above paste,cover & cook for 10 mins.
  4. Cook on low flame till the oil starts leaving/coming off the cooked gravy.
  5. Add 1 tspn of cumin powder,dry coconut & magaj powder. Cook for 10 mins.  
  6. Add one small tspn of turmeric powder,salt to taste. Add about 1& half tspn of red chilli powder.    
  7. Also add 1 tspn of aamchur/dry mango powder. Mix well all the ingredients & cook for 3 mins.
  8. Add the tomato puree & small tspn of sugar/jaggery to the gravy. Cook the gravy for 5 mins. 
  9. Add the coriander powder & chopped coriander leaves.
  10. Add the boiled chole to the gravy & cut potatoes to the gravy. MIx well all the ingredients.
  11. Cook the sabji for 10 mins. After 10 mins add about 1-2 cups of hot water. 
  12. Add about 1 tspn of garam masala & chopped coriander leaves.
  13. Cook for another 5 mins on low flame.
  14. Garnish with coriader leaves. Serve with roti & steamed rice.
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This is quite different recipe. Never heard of magaj powder.... Going to try this weekend.