Recipe Added on  23, Mar 2011
 
Spicy Potato Kurma  

 Course Side Dish
 Cuisine Pakistani
 Occasion All Ocasions
Category Base Course
Method Stirfly
Serves 3
 
 Ingredients :
Potato 1 Large
Onion 1 Large
Tomato 2 Medium
Green Chiles 3 4
Red Chile Powder 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder a big Pinch
Salt to taste
Talimpu:
Chana Dal 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida a pinch
Curry Leaves 6
Oil 1 tbsp
Masala:
 Cinnamon 1 1/2 inch Stick
Cloves 3
Star Anise 1/2
Coriander Seeds 1 tbsp
Oil 1/2 tsp
 
 How to Prepare :
  • Peel and slice the onion.
  • Wash and finely chop the tomato.
  • Remove stems, wash and slice the green chiles.
  • Halve the potato and boil it in enough water till just soft.
  • Strain the potato, peel off the skin and chop into big cubes.
  • Mash couple of potato cubes and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a small pan, add all masala ingredients in order.
  • Fry them on low flame till aromatic or till they change color.
  • Cool the roasted ingredients and grind them into fine powder using a spice blender.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
  • When chana dal changes color, add onion and green chiles.
  • Fry briefly and stir in chopped tomatoes.
  • When tomatoes turn a little mushy, add chopped potato, mashed potato, ground masala powder, red chile powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Fry for a minute, add around half a cup of water and cook covered on low flame.
  • Once the oil separates, uncover and fry for a minute and remove from heat.
  • Serve potato kurma with chapati or with steamed rice.
Notes:
  •  Make sure potato is cooked properly.
 
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