Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Dam Aloo / Spicy Potato Curry ..



Ing :

Baby Potatoes : 8 no.s
Asafoetida : 1/4 tea spoon
Cumin seeds : 1/2 tea spoon
Fennel seeds : 1/2 tea spoon
1 Bay leaf : 1 no.s
Cooked green peas : 1/4 cup
Green chillies : 3 no.s
Tomato : 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder : 1/4 tea spoon
Cumin powder : 1/4 tea spoon
Ginger paste : 1/4 tea spoon
Coriander powder : 1/4 tea spoon
Red Chilli powder : 1/2 tea spoon ( Adjust accordingly )
Sugar : 1/4 tea spoon
Garam masala powder : 1/2 tea spoon
Chopped cilantro : 1 table spoon
Plain yogurt : 1/4 cup
Vegetable oil : 3 table spoon
Salt : 1/2 tea spoon ( Adjust accordingly )

Method :

* Wash baby potatoes nicely. Drain water from it.

* Pressure cook potatoes, till it tendered (I cooked upto 3 whistles).Peel potatoes and set aside.

* Heat oil in a wok. Add potato, fry till it turn into golden. Drain oil, keep fried potatoes aside.


* Temper with bay leaf, asafoetida, cumin seeds and fennel seeds in the same oil. Saute for 30-40 seconds.

* Now add green peas in it. Fry for 2 minutes.


* Add chopped tomato and green chillies in it. Mix well.


* Put all dry spices, ginger paste and salt in it. Fold nicely for another 4-5 minutes till oil seperates from spices.


* Add sugar and fried potatoes in it. Mix well for another 2-3 minutes on medium heat.

* Add sour curd now. Fold for another 2 minutes, followed by adding 1/2 cup water in it.Cook for another 4 minutes.

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Add chopped cilantro and switch off the flame.



10 comments:

Swathi Iyer said...

Dum aloo looks delicious.

Divya Shivaraman said...

wow...thats one tasty dish!

Vimitha Anand said...

Its one of my favorites with pooris. nice one

Helen Prabha said...

Wow...so yummy....goes well with pooris,...:-)

Shree Kanneppady said...

Thank u :)

Shree Kanneppady said...

Thank u :)

Shree Kanneppady said...

Thank u :)

Shree Kanneppady said...

Thank u :)

Priya said...

Tasty! Pooris, chappathis, kachoris or just as is - would go well with anything :)

Daily food recipes said...

Wow this looks yummy and tempting.