Bombay Aloo

Bombay Aloo

Bombay Aloo

  1. Open and start drinking 1 India beer
  2. Boil the baby potato's for 15 minutes (soft but not fully cooked)
  3. While they are boiling, make the sauce...
  4. Heat the oil (medium heat) in a cooking pot and add the punch phoron (or cumin seeds) and bay leaves
  5. Add onions, green peppers and green chilli's
  6. Add salt and cook until onions are soft and golden ~10 mins
  7. Add ginger and garlic, then increase heat to medium-high
  8. Cook for 2-3 mins
  9. Add all the spices and tomato's
  10. Keep mixing and cook for 10 mins on medium heat
  11. Check on the potato's, turn off if done but keep in hot water
  12. Drain and add potato's
  13. Cook for further 5-10 mins until sauce is the right thickness 
  14. Add coriander and enjoy!

Ingredients List

  1. 500 grams baby potato
  2. 4 tbsp vegetable oil or vegetable ghee
  3. 1 tsp punch phoron or cumin seeds
  4. 1 & 1/2 ginger paste
  5. 1 & 1/2 garlic paste
  6. 1 & 1/2 medium diced onion
  7. 1/2 diced green capsicum
  8. 3 sliced or chopped green chilli
  9. 2 medium diced tomato or 1 tin of chopped tomato's
  10. 1 tsp salt (salt to taste)
  11. 1 heaped tsp coriander powder
  12. 1 heaped tsp madras curry powder (east end brand recommended)
  13. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  14. 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  15. 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  16. 1 heaped tsp English butter (optional)
  17. 1 tbsp fresh coriander for garnish