Saturday, January 17, 2009

Potato Curry


4-5 potatoes cut into cubes

1 onion chopped

1/2 tsp Jeera

1/2 tsp chana dal

1/2 tsp Mustard seeds

1/2 tsp Urad dal

1 Phool Chakri (Star Anise)

5-6 green chilli chopped or slit

2 sprigs curry leaves

2 tbsp coriander leaves

1 tsp gram flour

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1/2 tsp garam masala powder

salt to taste

2 tsp oil


  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add jeera, chana dal, mustard seeds, urad dal, phool chakri and fry for a while. Now add chopped onion and fry for a while add curry leaves, chopped green chillies . Now add cubed potato and fry for a while, add coriander leaves, haldi and add water and pressure cook this for 5 mins. 
  • Mix 1 tsp besan with 1/4 cup water and mix and keep aside.
  • Add this besan mix to the pressure cooked potatoes and then bring to a boil till it becomes thick. Now add garam masala and mix cook for 5 mins. 
  • Serve with chapathi and poori.