Saturday, August 15, 2015

Borani Kachalu

     This is a dish in which potato slices are simmered in garlic , ginger infused tomato sauce. A creamy yogurt sauce with dried mint is poured and serve with naan.
     This dish may be have as an appetizer or as sidedish with naan. This tastes similar to our potato roast.

Ingredients :
Oil – 1 – 2 tbsp
Fresh minced garlic – ½ tsp
Fresh minced ginger – ½ tsp
Tomato sauce – ½  cup ( 8 tbsp )
Potatoes  - 1 lb
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Cayenne  pepper – ¼ tsp
Yoghurt – ¾ cup
Dried mint – 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Method :
 Slice potatoes into 1/8 of an inch thick disks.
Heat a large frying pan and add oil.
Add the ginger and garlic , sauté well.
Add in tomato sauce , turmeric , cayenne and salt , mix well for one minute.
Add potato disks and stir for 2 – 3 minutes, ensuring that each disk coated with oil and tomato sauce.
Sprinkle some water on top of potatoes and cover pan with lid.
Allow to cook for 10 minutes.
Take off from flame.
Whip the yogurt  and add mint and salt.
Arrange potato disks in the serving plate and drizzle yogurt on top. Sprinkle dried mint .

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