Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Potato kurma / korma

 Potato is widely used  all over the world. Although , potatoes are rich source of carbohydrates; many likes it because of its taste and richness.
  We can make lots of dishes with potatoes. This is my all time favorite with dosa.my mom makes this frequently.

Requirements :
Potatoes(boiled) – 3
Onion    -  1
Tomato   -  2
Chilly powder – 1 tbs
Coriander powder -1 tbs

For seasoning
  Oil   - 1 tbs
Mustard seeds  - ½ tsp
Blackgram dhal  - ½ tsp
Bengalgram dhal – ½ tsp
Curry leaves  - few

To grind :
Ginger  - 1 “ piece
Garlic  - 4 cloves
Cloves  - 2
Cinnamon  - 2” piece

Coconut paste  - Ground two table spoon of grated coconut with 1 tbsroasted Bengal gram , ½ tsp of aniseed and khuskhus.

Method :
  Heat oil in a kadai, add the seasoning , followed by grounded masala and sauté for few minutes.
Add sliced tomatoes, stir well till it is fully smashed.
Add smashed potatoes, chilly powder, coriander powder and ½ a cup of water.
Add  grounded coconut paste , when the raw smell leaves.
When the kurma boils, take off from flame.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve hot with idly , dosa, roti / puri.