February 17, 2010

Aloo Curry

Aloo Korma

Potatoes cooked with onion, tomato, and other spices.


Potatoes – 2 (peeled, cubed and boiled)
Onion – 1 small (chopped)
Tomato – 1 small (chopped)
Green chilli – 3 or 4 (sliced)
Curry leaves- few
Red chilli whole - 1
Chana dal – 1 tsp
Urad dal – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Ginger – 1 inch piece (finely chopped)
Cashew nuts – 2 tbsp (optional)
Coriander leaves – (optional)
Oil – 1 tbsp
Salt – to taste
Lime juice – 1 tsp (optional)


Wash, peel and boil potatoes with little salt, turmeric and set aside.

Add oil to the heated cooking vessel, add red chilli whole, chana dal, urad dal, cashew nuts (if using) and sauté for 30 sec., then add mustard seeds and let them crackle and then add chopped ginger, green chilli and sauté for 30 sec.

Now add chopped onion, add some salt and cook till they are soft.

Now add tomato, mix well and cook till they get smashed.

Finally add potato, mix well, and adjust salt and cook for 2 min. and switch off the stove.
Let it cool a bit and add lime juice and serve.

You can serve with dosa / poori / chapathi / plain rice.


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