Dec 22, 2015

Easy Potato Kurma Recipe - Aloo Korma for Chapati, Roti & Pulao


This is one curry which i make very often, but somehow i missed to share it here. Few days back i made this for dinner..Many of you have been asking me to share this recipe as soon as i shared the image on instagram. So here i am sharing you the recipe for simple potato kurma..



Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

Oil - 2 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf - 1 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 2 cm stick
Onion - 1 large chopped finely
Green Chilli - 2 slit
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
Tomato Puree - 2 large pureed
Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 1 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Cumin Powder / Jeera Podi - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 2 tsp
Green peas - 1 cup ( i used frozen)
Potato - 2 large peeled and cubed
Coriander leaves a handful finely chopped
Salt to taste
Water as needed

For Grinding:
Coconut - 1 cup grated
Poppy Seeds / Khus Khus / Kasa Kasa - 1 tblspn

Method:

Take coconut and khus khus in a blender and make it into a fine puree. Set aside.

Heat oil in a kadai. Add in cumin, fennel, cinnamon and let it sizzle.

Add in onions and cook till golden. Add in chillies and mix well. Add in salt and mix well

Add in ginger garlic paste and cook for a min or so.

Add in tomato puree and cook till oil separates from the mix.

Add in all the spice powders and mix well.

Now add in the ground masala and cook till oil separates.

Add in potatoes and mix well. Add in water and mix well.

Transfer this to a pressure cooker and cook this for 2 whistle. Now simmer the flame and cook for 5 more mins. Now turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself.

Open the cooker and add in peas and simmer for 2 more mins.

Add in coriander leaves and mix well.


Serve with roti

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients


Take coconut in a blender


add in poppy seeds


Make it into as smooth puree..set aside
Heat oil in a pan, add in cumin, fennel and cinnamon


let them sizzle for a min


add in onions and chillies


Saute them well


Add in salt


Mix well..cook till golden brown


Add in ginger garlic paste


mix well


add in tomato puree


Cook till oil separates


Add in spice powders


Mix that around


Add in coconut paste


mix well


cook till oil separates


add in potatoes


mix well


add water


pour the mix to a pressure cooker and cook


now it is done


add in peas..this is frozen so i am using it in the last, if you are using fresh add it with the potatoes


mix well and simmer it for few more mins


finally add in coriander leaves and mix well


Serve

4 comments:

  1. hi aarthi akka..2day mrng i tried this kurma...it really taste so good..thanQ for this recipe ... :)

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  2. Hi aarthi...cn we use decicated coconut instead of fresh cocont

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  3. hi aarthy i am regular viewer of ur blog .i tried this kurma .it really came out nice.all my family members liked it.keep posting new recepies.
    thank you.

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