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April 30, 2012

SIMPLE ALOO CURRY / POTATO CURRY

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This is my mom’s recipe. I make this twice a week for my daughter.She loves this curry a lot. Its very simple to prepare .Tastes the best with dal rice & rasam rice. I’ve given the quantity of chilly powder according to my doter’s taste. I make it less spicy. Please adjust as per ur tastebuds .
ALOO PORIYAL
INGREDIENTS
  1. Potato – 4 nos ( If medium sized)
  2. Big onion -  1 no (finely chopped )
  3. Ginger – 1/2 inch piece (-do-)
  4. Garlic cloves – 5  nos (-do-)
  5. Chilly powder – 1/2 - 1 tsp ( U can replace with sambar powder)
  6. Turmeric powder – 1/8 tsp
  7. Salt – As needed
  8. Curry leaves – a few
  9. Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
  10. Urad dal – 1/4tsp
  11. Jeera – 1/4 tsp
  12. Cooking oil – 2 tbsp
  13. Coriander leaves – to garnish
  14. Lime juice – a few drops.

METHOD
  • Pressure cook potatoes with little turmeric powder.
  • Cut into bite sized pieces. In a kadai , heat oil and temper with mustard seeds , urad dal & jeera.
  • Add the finely chopped onions , ginger & garlic pieces , curry leaves and saute for few mins.
  • Then add the potato cubes , turmeric powder, chilly powder and salt.
  • Toss well for few minutes and finally garnish with coriander leaves. Switch off the flame and add a few drops of lime juice.Mix well and serve.
Serve with rice . It goes well with lemon rice too…

Note :My mom adds G&G paste. But we don’t like it.So i add pieces of G&G.If u want u can add garam masala powder at the end to make it more flavourful. The same can be used as a stuffing for masala dosa, stuffed buns etc. It tastes good with roti..


26 comments :

  1. Woww... looks lovely and delicious.. awesome shot too.. thanks for sharing dear :)
    Indian Cuisine

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  2. Thats so quick. thanks dear :)

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  3. I love it too..I make it the same way minus lime juice..

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  4. I also make this curry quiet frequently!! Looks so delightful!!

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  5. Quick and delicious potato curry,comfort food..

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  6. Quick and delicious potato curry,comfort food..

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  7. Potato is an wonder vegetable to me.....curry looks yum...

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  8. All time fav veg, this curry sounds so yummy...wonderful preparation too!!

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  9. looks wonderful deliciously done potato

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  10. wow delicious recipe,nothing can beat this comfort side dish...yummy.

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  11. yummyyyyy I too make this, now I am hungry!

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  12. love this a lot....
    looks perfect and very tempting chitra :)

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  13. Looks incredible and super tempting..

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  14. Like this a lot ...with anything ...looks perfect

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  15. simple curry looks inviting!!

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  16. This curry is always a hit at home.... my son is also a fan of potato curry :)Nice picture.

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  17. it's my fav. too. looks so tempting. Nice click.

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  18. Oh yum! Potatoes are my absolute FAVORITE, I'm always looking for more recipes with them, this looks great!

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  19. My kids favorite dish, Potato curry looks so yummy n tempting too....

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  20. How come I'm not getting any updates despite following your space. Loved the curry so much.
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  21. Nice way to make aloo with ginger and garlic added to it...looks superb

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