Jun 28, 2011

Potato Baingan Sukke



Potato Baingan Sukke

A side dish in Konkani cuisine. Goes well with Rice.

Serves: 2 - 3

You will need

1 tablespoon oil
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds)
1/4 teaspoon urad dal
1 onion (or 2 tablespoon finely sliced onions), finely sliced
1 potato (1 big size or 2 small - 200 g), cubed
2 brinjal / baingan , cubed
3/4 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
2 tablespoon water

For the coconut paste:

3 tablespoon (45 g) grated coconut
2 tablespoon coriander seeds
1/2 teaspoon tamarind paste
3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 tablespoon water

Method

For the coconut paste:

In a frying pan, dry roast coriander seeds on a medium heat for 5 minutes or until fragrant. Stir continuously. Transfer all the ingredients into a mixer bowl and make a rough paste.

For sukke:

Separately boil cubed potatoes or microwave high for 6 minutes with 1/2 cup (50 ml) water.

In a wide pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add jeera and urad dal. Saute for 1 minute.

Add sliced onion and fry till golden color.

Add boiled potatoes, baingan pieces, salt to taste and coconut paste. Sprinkle 2 tablespoon water. Stir all the ingredients well. Cover with a lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 12 - 15 minutes or until done / water dries up / brinjal softens. Serve as a side dish with rice.

1 comment:

DD said...

looks fantastic!!!!