Aloo Sem Recipe


200 gms Potatoes, diced
200 gms Fava beans (sem), diced
3 Tbsp Refined Oil
½ Tsp Cumin whole
1 pinch Asafoetida
2 Nos Green chilli, sliced
½ Tsp Turmeric
½ Tsp Red chilli powder
½ Tsp Coriander powder
½ Tsp Mango powder
To taste Salt
3 Tbsp Chopped Coriander
¼ Tsp Garam masala
3 gms Ginger juliennes


Wash and string the Fava beans. Cut them into small pieces. Keep aside
Peel and cut potatoes into dices. Keep in water.
Heat oil in a wok and add cumin seeds and asafoetida. When they crackle add sliced green chilli, salt and dry spices – turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, mango powder mix and add diced potatoes and beans.
Slow down the fire and cook stirring continuously for 1-2 minutes. Cover and cook for 10 -12 minutes or until done.
Open the lid and add garam masala and half of the chopped coriander.
Transfer to a bowl and garnish with remaining chopped coriander and ginger juliennes.


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