Monday, August 29, 2011

Potato Curry

We always keep searching for vrath recipes.i.e a no onion garlic recipe. Here is one of the recipes which is so yummy you guys will love it as much as we do i guess.

potatoes - 5-6 medium sized

green chilles - 1-2

ginger - 1/2tsp

tomato - 1 large

coconut grates - 1.5 tbsp

coriander seeds - 2 tsp

cumin seeds -2 tsp

peanuts -2tsp

dry red chillies -4-5

turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp

chilly powder - 1tsp

hing powder - 2 pinch

tamarind paste -1/2 tsp

jaggary - 1 tsp

oil - 2 tsp


1.Dry roast dry chillies ,coriander and 1tsp of coriander for about 1-2 mins and keep aside.

2. Add 2-3 drop of oil in a pan and roast the peanuts.

3. Add peanuts,coconut and the roasted items into the blender and blend till it forms a smooth paste.

4. Chop up the potato and cook it and keep aside. Puree the tomato and keep ready.

5. In a large pan add 1 tsp of oil ,add cumin and and on a medium heat wait until the cumin [jeera] just starts to splutter. Then add green chillies and finely grated ginger then saute for 1 min. Then add the paste and saute for another 3-4 mins.

6. Now add tomato paste and tamarind paste to the mix and saute for another 3-4 mins.

7 . Add chilly powder,turmeric powder and hing . Now add the cooked potato with the water. Add salt, jaggary and enough water to bring the gravy to desired consistancy.

8. Simmer and cook for 5-6 mins. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.

9. Serve with warm chapthi or rice.Enjoy....


Kadhyaa... said...

Soumya that looks really yummy...very unlike the way we make sambhaar..

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

thanx.Do give a shot when time permits.