April 26, 2011

Poori Masala ( Potato Masala)

Onions(chopped) - 1
A Few curry leaves
Mustard seeds- 1 tspn
Red chillies- 2 nos(broken into two)
Ginger -2' inch piece (finely chopped)
Garlic -   4-5 cloves ( crushed)
Turmeric powder -½ tspn
Green chilli -2 (sliced)
A few Coriander leaves
Oil- 2 tblspn
Water as required
Salt to taste
1.Cut the potato into 4 equal pieces and Cook it in a pressure cooker with salt.Let it cool and peel the potatoes.Again cut into small bite size pieces. keep it aside.
2.Heat oil in a pan
3.Add mustard seeds and let it crackle.
4.Add the chopped ginger ,crushed garlic,dried red chillies ,green chillies ,curry leaves and stir it.
5.Add chopped onions. Sauté till the onions turn golden brown.Then add chopped tomatoes.
6.Add turmeric powder and saute it.
7.Add the cooked potatoes and mix well.Add a little water if necessary .
8.Once it starts boiling, keep the lid closed and let cook for 15-20 minutes.
Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve with poori.


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