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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Patra/Aloo wadi Curry

Patra/Aloo Wadi Curry:-

This recipe what i made is a very easy curry recipe,Originally its not , Originally in this recipe first u need to make the Aloo wadi/Patra rolls using colocasia leaves (Aloo chi pane in Marathi) which we can get easily in India but as so far, i didn't see them here in Australia.So i have used the frozen Patra for this recipe,which made it easy to prepare this curry. This is a very convenient dish for tifins in the rushy mornings, if u have frozen Patra rolls in your refrigerator. So here is the recipe.

Ingredients:-
1) Medium onion 1 number
( Very finely chopped)
2) Patra roll slices 10 to 12 numbers.
3) Red chili powder 1 tea spoon
4)Turmeric powder 1/4 tea spoon
5) Everest Garam Masala 1 tea spoon
7) Whole garam masala powder 1 tea spoon
( Cloves,cinnamon,green cardamom,black cardamom,Dried lichen(Dagad Phool),Coriander seeds,star anise cumin seeds,red chili, dry roasted and grinded to a fine powder)
6) Cumin seeds 1/2 tea spoon
7) Ginger paste 1/2 tea spoon
8) Garlic paste 1/2 tea spoon
9) Lemon Juice 1/4 tea spoon
10) Sugar 1/2 tea spoon
11) Oil 3 to 4 table spoons
12) Salt to taste ( I needed 1/2 tea spoon)

Method:-
1) Heat oil in a pan/Kadhai
2) Add Cumin seeds,allow them to sizzle.
3) Add chopped onions, fry for 4 minutes add in ginger and garlic paste
4) Fry still it changes to golden brown color
5) Add red chili powder,garam,masala, turmeric powder Stir well
6) Add sugar,mix it .
7) Seperately in a pan heat 1 to 2 table spoon oil and add patra slices and shallow fry till it become golden brown.
8) Add the patra slices in to the onion masala pan/kadhai  mix gently,sprinkle the lime juice,mix gently
9) Finally sprinke 1/4 cup water ,cover and cook for 5 minutes
10) Garnish with chopped coriander Leaves. Serve with chapati.Enjoy.

1 medium size onion
finely chopped

Oil,Ginger and Garlic Paste
Cumin seeds,sugar,chili powder,garam masala,
whole garam masala powder,lemon juice and turmeric powder


Aloo Wadi/Patra slices

Heat Oil

Add the cumin seeds
let it splutter

Add in chopped onions

Add in ginger and garlic paste after 4 minutes

Add chili,masala,sugar mix well
and add shallow fried
patra slices

Mix Gently and sprinkle in lemon juice

Sprinkle Water

Finally add salt

Cover and cook for 5 minutes


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