Saturday, November 13, 2010

Simple Alugadde palya (Aloo Sabzi) (Dry Potato Curry)

Alugadde palya tastes great as a side dish with any kinds of dosas(Indian crepes). I normally add few vegetables to make it more healthier. Here is my version of the tasty alu sabzi.






Ingredients:
Boiled & mashed potatoes: 2 cups
Boiled vegetables: 1 cup (I normally use frozen carrot, corn & green peas mixture).
Onion: 2 medium sized (sliced)
Green chilli paste: 3/4 tsp (Adjust according to your needs)
Ginger-Garlic paste: 1 tsp
Oil: 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp
Urad dal: 1 tsp
Curry leaves 6-8 nos
Salt: According to taste

For garnishing:
Coriander leaves: 2 tbsp
Lemon juice: 1 tsp (optional)

Method:
  • Boil the vegetables & allow them to cool (This step is not required for frozen vegetables).
  • Meantime, heat a broad pan & add oil to it. When oil is hot, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds & urad dal. When mustard seeds splutter & dal turn golden brown, add curry leaves & green chilli paste. Saute for 30secs.
  • To the tempering, add the onions & saute till onions become translucent. Add the ginger-garlic paste & saute for 2-3mins. 
  • Drain out the water completely from the boiled vegetables. Add the drained vegetables to the pan. 
  • Mash the potatoes gently & add the potatoes to the pan. 
  • Add salt, turmeric. Mix well. 
  • Cook it on a medium heat for a minute or two.
  • Remove from heat. Add the lemon juice & garnish with coriander leaves.


Notes:
  • Chopped green chillies could be used instead of green chilli paste.
  • Ginger-garlic paste could be omitted(if you do not prefer it).
  • If you are using frozen vegetables, thaw them and add along with onion

14 comments:

  1. Looking good, Sush. The dosas in the background look yum and perfectly done.

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  2. Simple and comforting potato curry.

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  3. perfect and very comforting...love the click!!

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  4. Very tempting potato curry..

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  5. The potato curry looks heavenly...first time here...love yur recipes here.

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  6. Love this simple yet tasty alugadde palya.....I make only with masala dosa's...:)

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  7. Love to have the curry with dosa;)

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  8. Lovely Photo sush, even I love alugedde palya esp with puri or dosa..yum!

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  9. Dear Sush
    How are you?
    Bit tied up..cant see all blogs...things will improve soon.
    I like this recipe...I make some thing like this for Dosa..but I shall try your recipe exactly..I can see it will have more flavor ..
    Have a nice week

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  10. lemon juice at end spoils the taste

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  11. Thank you all.

    @ Ananymous:
    If you do not like to add lemon juice at the end, skip it. It should taste good either ways. I like it with lemon juice & hence added it.

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