Potato curry (Alu curry)

January 20, 2008 at 2:10 am 3 comments


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Recipe:

Big size potatoes : 3 (pealed and cubed pieces)
Onion slices : 1 cup
Urad dal : 1 tsp
Green chilli : 3
Turmeric powder : A pinch
Ginger garlic paste : 1/2 tsp
Vegetable oil : 2 tablespoons or optional
Coconut powder : 1 table spoon ( dry or wet )
Coriander powder : 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Curry masala : 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves : few
Cumin seeds : A pinch
Mustard seeds : A pinch
Red chilli : 1 broken

Preparation

1) Heat oil on sturdy pot over medium flame. Once the oil is hot add red chilli pieces, cumin seeds, mustard seeds. Once they pop add green chilli, ginger garlic paste and urad dal. When ginger garlic paste turns brown add onion and Stir it.

2) After one minute add turmeric powder, potatoes and mix them well. One minute later add some water to make it cook faster, curry masala, salt and coriander powder.

3) Reduce heat, cover the pot and cook in simmer for about 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Add coconut powder. Mix well. Turn off the heat. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot chapati, puri or rice.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Krishna  |  March 4, 2008 at 10:24 pm

    Hi,

    I have tried alu curry with the help of ur recipie. It was excellant.
    My wife got stunned about the taste.

    Thanks for sharing

    Kay kay

    Reply
  • 2. vbalusani  |  March 5, 2008 at 5:08 am

    Thank you Krishna. Its good to know that you liked my recipe.

    Reply
  • 3. Prashant  |  March 8, 2008 at 9:36 pm

    Hi Vanaja,
    recipe is good ..but i feel adding water wil reduce the taste a bit. I mostly do it without adding water at all and it comes more yummy

    like to know your thoughts pl

    thanks

    Reply

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