Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Potato masala for Chapathi / Poori Masala

Potato masala is the best combitation for chapathi or poori.Its a famous south indian gravy,which has mashed potato sauteed in onion,green chilli mixture.


1.Potatoes                 -   2 (big)
2.Onion                     -   1
3.Green chillies        -    4
3(a).Garlic                -    2 to 3 pods
3(b).Ginger               -    1 inch
4.Mustard seeds        -    1 tsp
5.Cumin seeds           -    1 tsp
6.Red Chillies           -    3
7.Curry leaves           -     few
8.Cilntro                    -    few
9.Turmeric pwdr        -    a pinch
10.Salt                        -    to taste

Mashed potato,chopped onion,chillies,ginger,garlic,curry leaves...

* Pressure cook the potato for 3 whistles.
* Chop the onion,green chillies,ginger and garlic.
* In a pan add oil and splutter with mustard seeds,cumin seeds ,red chillies and curry leaves.
* Saute onions,green chillies till its transparent.
* Sprinkle salt to the onions,to make it cook fast.

* Mash the cooked potato (make sure that the potato is not too soft,let it be chunks).
 *Add potatoes to the pan and cook for 2 mins.
* Add 1/2 cup water to the mixture and bring it to a boil.Adjust salt to taste.
* Cover and cook in low flame for 2o minutes.When the oil oozes out ,turn it off.
* Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with chapathi.

Potato Curry

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