Friday, February 24, 2006

Baby Potato Curry



1.Baby potatoes 25 to 30
2.Big onion 2 sliced thinly
3.Tomatoes medium size 2 (Big size 1 )cut finely
4.Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
5.Coriander Powder ¾ tsp
6.Turmeric powder ½ tsp
7.Red Chilli Powder 1 tsp
8.Curds ¼ cup
9.Garam Masala Powder ½ tsp
10.Coriander leaves for garnishing
* The above measure will serve 3 hungry persons. *
Seasoning :
Oil or Butter 2 table spoon
Cumin seeds ½ tsp
Salt to taste

1.Boil potatoes and peel the skin and keep it aside.
2.In a kadai heat oil or butter season with cumin seeds.
3.Saute onion till brown and the small pieces of cut tomatoes.
4.When tomatoes become pulp add all the masala powders except garam masala.
5.Fry it nicely and put little water.Let it boil.
6.Gradually add curd and cook well till oil floats on top.
7.With the help of fork prick the potatoes and put it in the gravy. (Why? Explained later)
8.Add salt and mix well ,pour ½ glass of water, Gram masala and
Close with a lid.(Boil it in slow fire for 15 minutes)
Garnish it with coriander leaves.
This dish will go very well with Chappathi, Jeera rice, Poori.

Pricking the potatoes with fork will help to absorb the masala.
If not done, the boiled potatoes taste, will stand alone in a tasty gravy.

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