Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Alu curry

This is the most simplest curry. Usually it goes with Lemon rice, Dosa or Poori.


Potatoes 4
Onion 1 (Chopped lengthwise)
Mustard seeds 1/2 tbsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tbsp
Chana dal 1 tbsp
Green Chillies 4
Red Chilli 1
Oil 2 tbsp


1. Boil the Potatoes in a pressure cooker for a whistle and cut them into cubes. Keep aside

2. Heat the oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. When they pops add cumin seeds, chana dal, curry leaves and red chilli. Add onions. Cook till the onions are soft.

3. Grind green chillis and Cilantro in a mixer by adding some salt. Dont make it into a paste. Add this mixture to the cooked onions. Mix it once and let it cook for 5 mins.

4. Add the potato pieces, salt and mix well. Simmer it for 5 mins. Garnish with Cilantro.

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