Feb 26, 2009

Potato Kurma




Ingredients

Potatoes-2
Onion-1 small
Tomatoes-1 big
Green chillies-3
Ginger -small piece
Garlic pods-4
Curd-1/2 cup
coriander powder-1 tsp
garam masala-1tsp
turmeric-a pinch
redchilli powder-1/2 tsp
cloves-2
cinnamon
bay leaf-1
cashews-4
salt
oil

Method of preparation

1)Peel the potatoes half boil them and keep aside.
2)Blend the onion,cashews in to paste.Blend the green chillies,ginger and garlic to paste.
3)Microwave the tomatoes for 2 minutes and make a puree of it.
4)Heat 3tsp of oil in a pan.When it is hot add the cloves,cinnamon,bayleaf and saute for a minute.Add the onion paste and fry it for 5 minutes.
5)Add the chilli paste and fry for 5 more minutes.Add the tomato puree to it and cook till the raw flavour disappears and oil starts coming out.Add the turmeric,redchilli powder,coriander powder,garam masala powder to it.
6)Finally add the potatoes and cook them till they are fully done.
7)Add the curd to it and stir for 2 minutes.
8)Garnish with coriander leaves.
->This goes well with rotis,Pulavs,Biryanis and rice.