Nov 27, 2009

Potato Tomato Curry ( with coconut and without onion & garlic )

Potato Tomato Curry ( with coconut & without onion and garlic - Saraswat Cuisine )

Serves: 3 - 4


2 potatoes, cut into desired shape
1 tomato, roughly chopped
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )

For Coconut Masala / Paste

3/4 cup grated coconut
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 tablespoon water
Extra 2 tablespoon water

Make a smooth paste of above ingredients with 2 tablespoon water in a mixer. Dilute coconut paste with extra 2 tablespoon water.

For Seasoning:

1 teaspoon cooking oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 spring curry leaves

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. When they splutter and curry leaves and fry for 2 - 3 minutes on a low heat.


Boil potato cubes with chopped tomatoes in 1/2 cup water. Add salt to taste. Cover with a lid and boil on a low heat for 15 - 20 minutes or till done ( or you can separately cook Potato cubes in Microwave - Microwave High for 3 minutes with 1/2 cup water and then mix with chopped tomatoes and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes ).

Add coconut paste, adjust salt, mix well, stir occasionally. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes.

Pour seasoning over this curry. Serve as a side dish with rice / dosa / chapati...


Anshika said...

Nitya the potato curry looks different and delicious. I have never made it using coconut and that too without any onions & garlic. Superb !!

Theja said...

awesome... delicious...