Thursday, March 24, 2016

Alur Dom / Potato Peas Curry

Yukon Gold Potatoes - 4 big, boiled and lightly crushed
Green Peas - a handful
Tomato - 2, grated
Ginger - 1 inch, grated
Black Cardamom - 1
dried Whole Red Chili - 2
Mustard Oil - 1 tbsp.
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Red Chili Powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 2 tsp
Cumin Powder - 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds Powder - 1/2 tsp
Raw Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - a sprinkle
Water - if required

Heat the mustard oil in a skillet. Add black cardamom dried red chili and grated tomato and ginger. Cook for a few minutes and then add turmeric, red chili powder, fennel, coriander and cumin powder. Cook till oil begins to leave the sides of the pan.

Now add the crushed potatoes green peas, salt and sugar. Mix well and cover and cook on low medium heat for around 10 minutes. In between, if required, sprinkle some water so that the spices do not burn or stick to the bottom of the pan.

Before serving, add a sprinkle of garam masala on top and serve hot with steamed rice or any flatbread.

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