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Sunday, May 9, 2010

Simple potato curry




A simple spicy curry with potato. Potato Curry is called Aloo bhaji or Potato Subji in Hindi languages. . This is a very quick and easy to make potato recipe.  You can add peas, carrots, cauliflower, french beans to this curry for variation.

 You Need---


4  medium potatoes boiled, peeled and cubed
1  tsp cumin seeds
½  tsp of turmeric powder
1/2 tsp asafoetida
1  tsp red chilli powder
1  tsp ginger-green chilly paste
1  tomato finely chopped or pureed
1  cups water
1  tsp coriander powder
2  tsp) oil 
1/2 tsp Garam masala
salt to taste
finely chopped fresh coriander leaves to garnish
 

 Method-

1-Heat the oil in a heavy-bottomed pan on medium heat and crackle  cumin seeds.

2-Add  asafoetida, turmeric and red chilli powders, then ginger-green chilly paste and saute for some time, letting it get dry. 

3-Add the chopped tomatoes and fry for about 2  minutes or till they are soft .

4-Mix in the potato cubes along with the coriander powder, water and salt. Cover and cook on low heat  for about 15  minutes or till the potatoes are cooked and the gravy thickens.

5-Add garam masala and keep covered for a while to trap in the aroma.

6-Garnish with finely chopped fresh coriander leaves and serve with parantha ,pooris or roti. 


Note- You can always use onion in the gravy but for simple potato curry i use to avoid onion. 



3 comments:

Princess said...

Potatoes can be cooked in so many ways. I love this simple variation. Will be great with hot rotis.

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Wow, this recipe sounds yummy !!! I agree potatoes are so versatile and can be cooked in so many different yummy ways :)

Rach said...

This is simple indeed. Will surely try it sometime :)