Thursday, August 02, 2012

Aloo Bukhara

Awadhi cuisine hails from the city of nawabs,Lucknow...Well known for its richness and royal touch...Recently i learnt few dishes from lucknowi chef..the dishes are so easy to make,and we get marvelous flavours in muglai cusine..Here,i am sharing the first recipe of Awadhi cuisine..

Baby potatoes-100 gms
                                  Garam masala-3 gms/half tsp
Ginger Garlic paste-5 gms/one tsp
Green chillies-1 tsp
Garlic-5 gms/half tsp
Brown onion-50 gms
Cashew paste-100 gms
Oil-20ml/1.5 tbsps
Butter-5 gms/half tsp
Cream-5 gms/half tsp
Cumin powder-2 gms/quater tsp
Salt to taste
Nutmeg powder-2 gms/quater tsp
rose petal powder-2 gms/quater tsp
Mace powder-1 gms/a pinch
Kewra water-2  ml/quater tsp
Saffron 0.2 gms

Boil ,peel baby potatoes and set aside
Heat oil , then add ginger and garlic paste and green chilly and sauté
Add brown onion, cashew paste, cook for a while
Add the potatoes to the gravy
Add salt, nutmeg, mace, dry rose powder and cook for 2 mins
Finish with cumin powder, garam masala, cream and butter
Serve Hot


  1. Yes,even I exclaim on this very nature of Awadhi cuisine.Brilliant.Isn't it Priya ? Your Bukhara recipe is quiet a fascinating recipe.Thanks.

  2. Gravy looks creamy n delicious! Can you give the measurements in teaspoon / tablespoon Priya? I don't have the kitchen scale! :)

  3. yummy recipe..happy to follow u..
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    Shabbu's Tasty Kitchen

  4. came to your page for the Khosboo Idli. what a beautiful collection of recipes. this alu bukhara is very new for me. love the creamy gravy.

  5. Hi, Very new recipe for me.. Actually some ingredients are also new.. like Dr rose petal powder, Mace powder, Kewra water... Can we do this without these 3 ingredients? I would like to try your recipe, but do not know where to get these ingredients..


  6. I know there are many interesting and delicious vegetarian recipes in Awadhi cuisine and this gravy looks so delicious

  7. Never tasted this dish.But looking at the list of ingredients I am sure it will be delicious..

  8. indeed a feast..never knew that there was a recipe by this name too

  9. this one surely interests me..I am a great fan of awadhi cuisine and have a collection on my marking this :)

  10. Omg, this aloo bukhara sounds very interesting, never heard about this dish.. Thanks for sharing Priya.

  11. I like the way the dish name rings when you sound it..and of course the picture looks very tempting!..does the dish get it's uniqueness because of that rose petal and Kewra water?..will have to check it out..

  12. never tasted this before but sure it will taste great as it look...bookmarked it.


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