Jun 29, 2011

Aloo / Potato Curry for Puri / Batura / Rotis (without onion & garlic)

Aloo / Potato Curry for Puri / Batura / Rotis (without onion & garlic)

Serves: 3

You will need

2 teaspoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds)
3 potatoes (250 g), boiled and mashed
1/4 teaspoon hing (asafoetida)
3/4 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder or 1 teaspoon normal red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon amchur powder (dried mango powder) or 1/2 teaspoon tamarind paste
3/4 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
1 1/4 cup water (125 ml)
1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves


In a wide pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add jeera.

Add boiled and mashed potatoes, hing, red chiili powder, turmeric powder, amchur powder and salt to taste. Stir all the ingredients well on a low heat.

Add 1 1/4 cup (125 ml) water. Mix well. Cover with a tight lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 12 - 15 minutes or until the gravy slightly thickens / potatoes well combined with spices. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with Puris / Batura / Rotis.

1 comment:

Priya said...

Delicious and mouthwaty potato curry..