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Monday, October 7, 2013

Potato korma - Potato Kurma - Step Wise Pictures - Side Dish for chapathi,Poori,Dosa

Potato korma(Aloo kurma) is a good  accompaniment for Poori,chapati,idli,Appam and  Dosa.Potatoes are a great source of carbohydrates, protein, calcium, niacin and Vitamins C and B-complex. These properties help fight heart disease and keep blood pressure at normal levels. Potatoes also contain carotenoids, key to heart health and overall health and wellness.Boiled potatoes are naturally rich in vitamins and minerals, particularly potassium, phosphorus, B-complex vitamins and vitamin C. They are low in calories and fat, and their high fiber content helps you feel full. 


Potato Korma

Ingredients

Potato - 3.
mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp.
chana dal - 2 tsp.
urad dal - 1 tsp. 
curry leaves - 1 sprig.

Green chillies - 1.
onion -2.
tomato -2.
cilantro - few. 
turmeric - 1/8 tsp.

To Grind
Red chillies - 6.
cumin - 1/2 tsp.
coriander seeds - 1 + 1/2 tsp.
coconut -1/4 cup.
roasted chana dal - fistful.
garlic - 2.
salt - for taste.

Grind the ingredients with little water.

Preparation 
  • Cook the potatoes for 3 whistles, and smash  it into tiny pieces.
Method
  • Heat the oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters add fennel seeds, when it sizzles  throw urad dal,chana dal, curryleaves and Green chilly.
  • When dal's  turns golden brown colour add chopped onions, when it turns golden brown colour add tomatoes saute well, till it turns mushy.
 
  •  Add Ground paste,turmeric powder and water according to the consistency.(i hav added 2 cups of water). let it cook in a medium flame for 10 - 15 min, till the raw smell goes.


  • Then  add smashed potatoes, and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, till  everything combines, and it gets a thick gravy consistency.Garnish with fresh cilantro.


  • Now delicious potato korma is ready. Perfect side dish for chapathi,dosa,idli,poori and appam.
 

Potato korma - Potato Kurma - Step Wise Pictures - Side Dish for chapathi,Poori,Dosa By , oct 07, 2013 Potato Korma

3 comments:

Supriya Nair said...

The potato kurma looks yummy.

Jayalakshmi R B said...

Today I prepared potato korma ...it was tasty....thank u for sharing recipe

Mithraa said...

I came across ur recipe today n it came out really awesome.. Taste s simple superb