Tuesday, June 30, 2009

COCONUT ALOO FRY

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INGREDIENTS:

Potato--------------------------2 large ones(peeled & cubed to medium sized)
Chilli powder------------------1-1/2 tsp
Garlic pods--------------------4 chopped finely
Oil------------------------------5-7 tbp for shallow frying + 1 tsp
Salt----------------------------as required
Lemon juice-------------------1 tbp
Curry leaves------------------few

Roast and grind to fine powder:
Coriander seeds---------------1 tbp
Cumin seeds------------------1 tbp
Poppy Seeds------------------2 tbp
Dessicated Coconut-----------3 tbp
Cloves--------------------------4
Cinnamon stick---------------1"piece
Cardommon------------------3

DIRECTIONS:

1.Microwave cubed potatoes in turmeric and salt water for 6-8 mins on high.
2.Take a wide pan and on medium heat shallow fry the microwaved potato cubes in batches with 3-4 tbp of oil till slightly browned on the sides.
3.Heat 1 tsp of the oil in a kadai and add chopped garlic,curry leaves and then after a minute add the shallow fried potatoes.
4.Fry them for 2-3 mins then add enough salt,chilli powder .Mix,cook uncovered for 3-5 mins or till the potatoes are completely cooked through.
5.Turn off the heat and add the ground powder,lemon juice and mix well till incorporated.
6.Serve with roti or naan.

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8 comments:

Prathibha said...

wow It looks very tempting..perfect for rice..

Kalai said...

A perfect side dish for so many things! Nice one, Raaji. :)

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Sounds awesome,I am always there for potatoes!!

Usha said...

Looks inviting !

Uma said...

Wow, this is a new dish!! Looks gorgeous and yummy :)

Varunavi said...

My mom does the same way,very inviting :)

Sushma Mallya said...

Thats a lovely click and potato being my fav vegetable just feel like having it now:)....

Pavithra said...

Wow looks so so tempting and mouthwatering ...superb click ya