Thursday, August 11, 2011

Potato Curry

Potato, Actually it isn't my favorite but you know there are 2 advantages of this veggie.. only between you and me ..One, this veggie cooks fast & whatever you add it to it turns just so yumm... and second this keeps my hubby and siblings happy.. Bring's on a bigg Smile... :P

Potato Curry is just an substitute for Dal or any other curry, when you normally get bored of having the same old Dal, Kadi or other curries you can actually make this. Potato curry doesn't need any Dal or curd adding to it, just a simple curry which is made of simple ingredients. This recipe is kinda special to me as this was passed on to my by my mom .. she helped me make this via our first ever video chat. It sounds kiddish right? i know that's what everyone tells me but ... the feeling at that moment in itself is different. So lets start with this thrilling south Indian Dish : "Potato Kolumbhu"

Potato Curry


Potatoes                   - 2 Cut in small Cubes
Garlic                       - 6-7 cloves
Onions                     - 1 Large Cut them in Strips
Tamarind Extract      - 6- 7 Tbsp
Cumin Seeds            - 1 Tsp
Red Chille Powder   - 1 Tsp
Turmeric Powder     - 1 Tsp
Coriander Powder   - 1 Tsp
Oil                           - 1 Tsp
Salt  To taste

Ground To Paste:
Onions                  - 1 cut in 4 pieces
Grated Coconut    - 2 Tbsp
Green Chille          - 2 - 3
Water                   - 1 Tbsp


Boil the Potatoes in Microwave for about 10-11 min, Remove the water and set them aside.
In a Pan heat Oil, add cumin seeds and once they flutter add the onions.
Fry the onions until transparent and then add garlic and cook them for 5-8 mints. Later add the boiled potatoes and cook them in simmer for 5 more min.
Add tamarind extract and then add red chille, turmeric , coriander powder, saltand let it bring to Boil.
Finally add the paste to the mixture in the pan and cook in simmer for about 10 mints.

Garnish it with Coriander Leaves.
Serve hot with Rice or Roti.

This is one of the easiest curry i prepared and it taste really good. Do try it out.


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