Jun 7, 2012

Spicy Potato Curry

Spicy Potato Curry

A tasty potato curry, goes well with Dosa / Idli / Rotis / Puri … (without onion & ginger - garlic paste)

Serves: 2 – 3


1 tablespoon oil

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

½ teaspoon jeera (cumin seeds)

1 teaspoon red chilli powder

1 pinch turmeric powder

2 pinches hing (asafoetida)

¾ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

2 tablespoon tomato puree (30 ml)

3 potatoes, peel off the skin and cut into desired shape & size

1 cup (200 ml) water


Heat oil in a pressure cooker on medium heat. Add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add jeera and fry for 1 minute on a low heat.

Add red chilly powder, turmeric powder, hing, salt to taste, tomato puree, potato pieces and 1 cup (200 ml – 225 ml – water level should be ½ inch above potato pieces) water. Stir all the ingredients well.

Close pressure cooker lid. Pressure cook on high heat till 3 whistles, then reduce the heat to medium and cook for 3 minutes or until done / potato pieces well cooked / gravy thickens. Do not open the pressure cooker lid immediately. Allow the cooker to cool naturally. Serve hot with dosa / idli / rotis / puri / neer dosa


Ms.Chitchat said...

Looks very very tasty.

Asiya @ Chocolate and Chillies said...

Looks great! I love potatoes prepared this way!