May 25, 2011

Spicy baby potatoes (with coconut) Or Potato ' High Jump'

Spicy Baby Potatoes ( with coconut ) Or Potato ‘ High Jump”

Basic recipe inspiration - The Konkani Saraswath Cook Book

Serves: 2

You will need

10 baby potatoes

For coconut paste:

2 tablespoon grated coconut
1 tablespoon coriander seeds
3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder (or 4 dried red chillies)
6 cloves garlic
1/2 teaspoon tamarind paste
1/2 teaspoon salt

For seasoning:

1 tablespoon oil
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 spring fresh & dark color curry leaves


For potatoes:

Wash, clean and boil potatoes. Peel and keep aside.

For coconut paste:

In a pan, slightly dry roast coriander seeds and dried red chillies.

Grind fine masala ( spice paste ) using grated coconut, garlic cloves with red chilli powder / dried red chillies, coriander seeds, tamarind paste and salt. Marinate boiled potatoes with it. Keep aside for half an hour.

Final preparation:

In a wide pan / kadai, heat oil. Add mustard seeds. When they begin to pop, add curry leaves and saute for 2 - 3 minutes.

Add marinated potatoes and stir well for 5 minutes on a medium heat. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes or till done and spice paste well coated on potatoes / golden color / dry mixture / fragrant.

Serve as a side dish with Rotis / Pulao / Rice....


Priya said...

Omg, am just drooling over that wonderful,droolworthy baby potatoes..

Vimitha Anand said...

So inviting and yummy looking potatoes... Bookmarking to try out...

Ms.Chitchat said...

Interesting tasty baby potatoes.