Monday, 15 October 2012

Baby Potato Masala Curry

Baby potatoes cooked in spicy masala, enjoy this tempting dish with any Indian bread.


12 Baby Potatoes, boiled with some salt
4 tomatoes, chopped
1/4 tsp cumin Seeds
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
4 -5 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 green chilli, finely chopped (optional)
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 cinnamon stick
1 dry red chilli
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
Salt to taste
2 tbsp cooking Oil
2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped


  • Shallow fry boiled potatoes until they turn light brown. Drain and keep them aside. (You can skip this step, if you want)
  • Heat oil in a deep pan; add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, dry chilli and cinnamon.
  • When seeds crackle, add finely chopped onion, garlic and green chilli. Cook till onions turn light brown.
  • Add chopped tomatoes followed by salt, garam masala, coriander powder and red chilli powder, mix well. 
  • Cook over medium heat until oil starts to separate or for 4-5 min. Stir in between occasionally. (If required, add little water)
  • Add shallow fried potatoes and half of coriander leaves, mix and cook for 2-3 min.
  • Add 1 ½ cup water. Cook covered over low heat for 5-6 minutes. Stir in between occasionally.
  • When gravy turns thick, turn off the heat and transfer it to a serving plate.
  • Serve hot garnished with remaining chopped coriander.

1 comment:

  1. I DO enjoy a curry, and who doesn't like potatoes?  This dish will be warm and filling on a cold day.