Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Posted by Mala at 12:30:00 AM 1 comment
This special curry is my Salem home special...nobody else makes this kind of curry, I used to think...... is a small change...just now, my niece tells ,me  her m-i-l used to make this curry...
so, let's call this a Salem-Palakkad special curry, ok??
 Potatoes get the aroma of the fresh spices and it is so tasty. And it is ideal for rotis as well as rice, sambar etc.
Please look into my Glossary for any unknown terms

Potatoes - 4,peeled,  pressure cooked, cooled and cut into cubes
Onion - 1, chopped fine
Red chillies - 3-4
Coriander seeds - 2 tbsps
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Curry leaves handful

For seasoning
Cooking oil - 3 tbsps
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Jeera/Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

Recipe Cuisine: South Indian; Category: Lunch/Dinner
Prep time: 10 mts; Cooking time: 20 mts

Serves 2

Pressure cooked potatoes cubed

Coriander seeds and red chillies loaded into blender jar

First blend to a coarse powder

Then add some water, and blend to a fine paste

Heat a non stick pan, add oil and season the above mentioned things

Then add the chopped onion and curry leaves

Now, add the potato pieces, salt to taste and the ground paste of coriander seeds and red chillies

Mix well, keep flames on the lowest and keep roasting them

Well roasted

Serve this delicious curry with soft phulkas

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* Potatoes can be crumbled like podimas and added too.
*If you want the curry to be on the softer side, then sprinkle few tbsps of water, while roasting them.


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