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Monday, February 22, 2016

Potato Avarekalu Palya - Potato Mochai Curry - Potato & Surti papdi lilva Curry

Potato Averakalu curry is a delectable curry goes well with Chapathi,Roti,Paratha, dosa & Mild Pulao's. Averakalu is a Popular Legume in Karnataka Cusine. We get this legume in Market, throughout the winter. I hope from November to March.you can make lots of dishes from this legume. Already i have posted  Avarekalu Saagu & Averakalu Saaru. Today I tried curry with it. yummy Avarekalu legume,when combined with Potatoes & some spices  tastes divine. Today i am sharing  the recipe with you all.

Potato Avarekalu Palya

 Prep Time : 10  min. 
Cook Time : 25   minutes per roti
Recipe Category:Karnataka  Recipe
serves  :   4 . 


Potato - 1 Big.
Avarekalu(Mochai) - 1/2 cup.
Cilantro(fistful) - to Garnish.

To Grind

Grated Coconut - 1/4 Cup.
Red chillies - 3.
Garlic - 2.
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp.
Turmeric Powder -1/2 tsp.
Pearl Onions - 6.
Coriander Seeds - 1/4 tsp.
Fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp.
salt - as Needed.

To Temper

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp.
Curry leaves - 1 sprig.
hing - a Generous Pinch.

    • Pressure cook Potato and  Avarekalu in a seperate container with needed water for 3 whistles.
    • Grind everything given in a "To Grind" column into a smooth Paste with needed water.

    • Heat the oil, add mustard seeds when it splutters add fennel seeds,curry leaves & hing.
    • When you get Good aroma of fennel seeds, add ground Paste.

    • Saute now & then for  for 3 - 4 minutes in a medium flame.Then add Cooked cubed Potato & Avarekalu.
    • Keep the flame to low.Mix well.Stir now and then till the water evaporates.
    • it takes nearly 5 minutes, then remove from fire.Garnish with fresh cilantro.

    • Serve with rice,roti,chapathi,phulka's & pulao's.


    • Don't Overcook the Avarekalu(field Beans).
    • if you are using dried field beans soak it overnight.
    • Adjust the Red chillies according to your spice level.
    • Tempering with fennel seeds enhances the flavour of curry.


    Traditionally Modern Food said...

    Curry looks yummy

    Unknown said...

    This curry looks divine, Gayathri!

    Anu - My Ginger Garlic Kitchen

    Unknown said...

    mouth watering potato recipe, looks delicious Gayathri!