Potato Kurma

Potato Kurma
Ingredients:

  • Potatoes, boiled and chopped roughly into chunks ~ 4
  • Tomoto, chopped into small chunks ~ 1
  • Cinnamon stick ~ 1
  • Cloves ~ 3
  • Fennel seeds ~ 1 tsp.
  • Salt ~ to taste
  • Oil ~ 2 Tbsp.

To blend:

  • Coconut flakes ~ 1/2 a cup
  • Fried Gram / Pottu Kadalai ~ 4 Tbsp.
  • Green chillies ~ to taste
  • Ginger-Garlic paste ~ 2 Tbsp.

Steps:

  • Blend all the ingredients under the ‘To Blend’ to a coarse paste with some water.
  • In a saucepan, add oil and once hot the fennel seeds, cloves and cinnamon.
  • To this, add the blended paste and tomato chunks, and saute till the raw smell goes away.
  • Mix in the boiled potatoes, salt, and water to desired consistency, and let it all come to a boil.
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Potato-Peas Gravy

Potato-Peas Gravy | Peas-Potato Gravy for Chapati and Poori
Ingredients:

  • Potato, peeled ~ 2
  • Peas ~ 1 cup
  • Onions, chopped into small pieces ~ 1
  • Tomato, chopped into chunks ~ 1
  • Oil ~ 1 Tbsp.
  • Jeera ~ 1 tsp.
  • Salt, Red chili powder ~ to taste
  • Amchur powder, Kitchen King masala ~ 1 tsp. each
  • Lemon juice ~ 1 Tbsp.
  • Water ~ ½ cup

Steps:

  • Heat the oil in a saucepan and add in the jeera seeds.
  • Once they sizzle, add in the chopped onion and saute till they are soft.
  • Now add the chopped tomatoes and saute for a couple of minutes.
  • To this add the salt and the spices – amchur powder, kitchen king masala, red chili powder and mix well.
  • Now add the potatoes and peas along the water, and cover and cook until the veggies are done.
  • Turn off the stove and add the lemon juice.

Notes:

  • Serve this with chappatis and puris.

Potato-Carrot Curry

Potato-Carrot Curry

Ingredients:

  • Potatoes ~ 2
  • Carrots  ~ 2
  • Sambhar Powder, Salt ~ to taste
  • Oil ~ 1 Tbsp.

Steps:

  • Peel and chop both potatoes and carrots.
  • In a skillet, add the oil and once hot, add in the veggies, sambhar powder and salt and mix well.
  • Cover and cook this on low heat until the veggies are done. Sprinkle some water if the veggie get too dry while cooking.

Potato Fry

Potato Fry

Ingredients:

  • Potatoes, washed and peeled  ~ 2
  • Sambhar powder, salt ~ to taste
  • Oil ~ 2 Tbsp.

Steps:

  • Chop the potatoes into small cubes.
  • In a skillet, add oil and once hot, add the potato pieces, sambhar powder and salt and give it a nice mix.
  • Keep the flame low, cover and cook until the potatoes are done.
  • Remove the cover, raise the flame, and let it roast for another couple of minutes.

 

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