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Aloo Gobi

Indian food is hands down one of my favorite cuisines but it's not as easy to get great Indian food as it is to get awful Indian food. In downtown Boise, there is a delicious and very authentic little spot named "Taj Mahal". Where service is lacking, the food more than makes up and everyone feels like part of the family there. I almost always get aloo gobi when I'm there and recently tried my hand at it in my own kitchen. Even with generous helpings and daily feedings the batch lasted me about a week.

Here's what I used:
1/8 cup olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon cumin
1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (15 ounce) can coconut milk
2 tablespoons ground coriander
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon ground turmeric
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cardamom
3 large Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed (I like the skin but you can peel them if you'd like)
1 medium head cauliflower, chopped into…