Before the nail biting coldness of winter wanes,into warmth of a promising spring,这是一系列Winter Special Posts,,从今天开始，这将是我们家冬季最受欢迎的部分。
First in the series is –
betway88.com孟加拉语风格aloo phulkopi dalnaor kosha/阿洛·戈比·马塔尔·基·萨布齐 but in a true Bong style,没有洋葱和大蒜。
Before the last of the cauliflower,fresh green peas and new potatoes bid adieu from the local markets,here is that lip smackingaloo gobhi matarthat promises to make any meal scrumptious.The best of season's goes into the simmering pot – cauliflowers,fresh green peas and new potatoes in their tender jackets,扔在炎热的芥子油,一块块烤番茄，让这道菜有无可否认的浓烈味道，肉汁有着迷人的红色。scented with earthy cumin,the holy 3 C's cinnamon- cardamom – cloves with a hint of green chillies for the heat.
Vegetables,herbs and greens taste better in Winter,unless they are summer produce,and this is so true with the cauliflowers.无论如何，花椰菜在冬天的味道比其他任何季节都好。在Bengal，people usually awaits winter to savor the scrumptious dishes made out of season's first cauliflower,新鲜的青豆和新的土豆在他们苍白的皮肤。While fresh green peas and new baby potatoes do the routine rounds of finger lickingkoraishutir kochuri 和dum aloo,cauliflowers however has other goals,like enticing flaky and crispy新加坡普尔戈布 / samosa (not many people are aware of this) and this – aloo phulkopi dalna or kosha.
If you love shrimps / prawns you can also try this –cauliflower – prawn curry,,another winter favourites in our home.
There are two ways of making this curry – typical betway88.comBengali stylealoo phulkopi dalna；；达拉斯which are richly spiced and with considerable amount of gravy or as kosha or semi roasted,a kind of dry dish with clingy gravy.This typical betway88.comBengali dish is different from its hugely popular north Indianaloo-gobhi-matar ki sabziin that the betway88.comBengali version does not use onions and garlic in it.But then,that's how we betway88.comBengali prepares any vegetarian dishes for that matter.
The secret of making a good,totally delectable阿洛·普尔科皮·科沙is that you need to fry the cauliflowers in hot oil till it absorbs golden – brown hue.The skill of chef determines how much oil is going to be used here.Cauliflowers drinks oil like anything,so a skillful chef / cook will know how to fry them in minimum oil.不仅仅是花椰菜，potatoes too need a good toss in hot oil.
- Cauliflower : 1 (very good quality)
- Potatoes (new ones) : 2-3medium sized
- Fresh green peas,shelled : 1 cup
- Tomatoes,ripe ones;2-3 cut into big chunks
- Ginger,grated : 2 tbsp
- Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
- Turmeric powder : 1 tsp
- Red chilli powder : ½ tsp,取决于辣味
- Cumin powder : 1½ tsp
- Green chillies,slitted: 2-3
- Salt to taste
- Sugar : 2 tsp
- Mustard oil : ¼ cup
- Bay leaves : 2
- Whole cinnamon,cardamom,cloves : 1-2-3 piece respectively;；
- Chopped cilantro : a light handful
- Ghee : 1 tbsp
- Cut the cauliflower florets into medium size pieces.Do not cut them too small.
- Wash properly and soak them in hot salted water for 5 minutes.
- Wash and peel the potatoes,cut them into long wedges.
- In a pan,add some refined oil and fry the cauliflower florets till brown.To fry the cauliflower florets in less oil,在油里撒上盐，用中低温油炸。煎炸的时候，要分开存放，do not overcrowd the pan.Each piece should touch the oil properly.
- Once the cauliflower florets are tender and has absorbed beautiful golden-brownish hues,把它们放在厨房毛巾上，直到需要的时候。
- In a kadhai,heat the mustard oil,Temper the oil with cumin seeds,加入土豆块，炒至金黄。
- Into the same oil,再加入姜末和西红柿。Toss them in oil for few minutes,add fresh green peas,followed by cauliflower
- 开始添加所有香料，salt,sugar and give everything a nice stir.
- Cook or braise / bhuno on low medium heat till the tomatoes melts,oil starts separating and everything begin to look nice with deep rich color.This may take around 15-20 minutes.
- Sprinkle little hot water over it,just to moisten the kadhai a bit.
- Cover and cook the curry in low heat till done.
- If requires,不时洒水。
- Once done,oil will float on top.And both cauliflowers and potatoes should be tender and well done by this time.
- Stir in chopped cilantro if you may want and also drizzle a spoonful of ghee over it.
- Serve warm with pooris or betway88.comBengali sweet pulao
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