Friday, May 9, 2008




Potato---------------------------3 medium ones

Tomato-------------------------3 big ones

Peas-----------------------------1/4 cup of standard measuring cup
Onion---------------------------1 big one chopped finely
Green chillies-------------------3 depending on their spice level
Ginger---------------------------1" chopped finely
Garlic----------------------------3 pods chopped and crushed

Dry Red chillies-----------------3
Red Chilli Powder---------------1-1/2 tsp adjust
Curry leaves---------------------few
Coriander powder---------------1 tbp
Turmeric------------------------1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds--------------------1 tsp

Mustard seeds------------------1/2 tsp
Cumin powder------------------1/2 tsp
Cloves---------------------------2-3 powdered

Salt------------------------------to taste

Oil--------------------------------3 tbp


1.Clean,Peel and cut the potatoes and microwave in some water for 5-7 mins high.
2.Heat oil in a wide vessel and add cumin seeds,mustard seeds,dry red chillies, chopped onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies.and very little salt. Fry till onions turn translucent.
3.Now add turmeric,coriander powder,cloves powder,red chilli powder,cumin powder and fry for a minute.

4.Add the chopped tomatoes and stir fry till it gets mushy.Now add the microwaved potatoes,fresh peas and combine and cook covered on low heat for 3-4 minutes.
5.Stir once in a while and add salt and enough water to cover the potatoes and cook till the done and desired consistency.
6.Turn off heat. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.Serve hot with rotis/chapatis/steamed white rice.

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