Sunday, September 13, 2009

Masala Potatoes

Masala potatoes are a great addition to any Indian dish- it can be eaten with chapatis and raita, be a side dish in an Indian platter or act as a filling to Indian samosas.

4 large potatoes, boiled and quartered
1/2 cup peas
1 white onion- chopped
1 thumbsized piece of ginger- minced
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 green chilli chopped
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbs ghee

1. Heat ghee and fry cumin and coriander seeds lightly. Add onion and minced ginger and fry until lightly golden. Add green chilli.
2. Add potatoes and peas and mix well. Add spices and 1/2 cup water if the mixture gets too dry, allow to simmer.
3. Mix potatoes with spatula so that they become lightly crushed. Add salt. You can add coriander leaves as well if you have them around the house. Serve.

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