Indian Recipe: POORI (FRIED INDIAN BREAD) AND POTATO CURRY

Poori goes very well with Potato curry or Chole masala (Chickpeas). In this post, I will be sharing a recipe of making potato curry which we serve in the breakfast along with the Poori, and this dish is a great delicacy in North India.

If you would like to see the recipe of Poori, please see the post “Poori Recipe

Cooking time: 25-30 minutes

Serving: 3-4 people

Ingredients:

1) 3-4 Tomatoes (Pureed)

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2) Ginger (grated)

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3) Green Chilies

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4) One tea spoon of Coriander powder

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5) Asafoetida (Hing) – 1/4 tea spoon

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6) Cumin seeds (Jeera) – 1/2 a tea spoon

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7) Coriander leaves

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8) Three medium sized boiled potatoes

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9) A pinch of garam masala (Optional)

10) A pinch of kasuri methi A.K.A. dried fenugreek leaves (Optional)

11) Salt – 1/2 a tea spoon

12) Turmeric powder – 1/2 a tea spoon

Procedure:

Take a cooking vessel with a heavy base (Kadai) and add some Oil into it. Once the Oil is heated up, add Asafoetida (Hing).

Health tip: I always prefer Mustard oil as it is very healthy, I do not use refined oil at all; however, you can use any type of oil to prepare the gravy.

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After a minute, add cumin seeds (Jeera).

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Add grated ginger.

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Add green chilies.

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Add salt and turmeric powder.

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Mix them well, add 1/4 glass of water, and put the lid. Cook it for 2 minutes. Now add tomato puree and 1/2 a glass of water.

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Mix all the ingredients and add coriander powder.

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Keep on stirring the mixture and wait for it to boil. After it boils, put the lid and cook the mixture on slow burner for 5 minutes. Now add garam masala (Optional).

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Also add kasuri methi (Optional).

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Mix them well and cook the curry on slow burner for 5 more minutes. Now add the potatoes.

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Mix them well.

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Add a glass of water and wait for it to boil.

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After it boils, cook the curry on slow burner for 15 minutes.

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That’s all. The Potato curry is ready. Eat it with Poori and Lassi to enjoy this delicacy.

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Please share your feedback with me as I would love to hear from my readers.

By: Ginni Atul Sharma

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