Dehiwala Aloo

Ingredients for Dehiwala Aloo:

1. Potato medium sized – 4

2. Oil – 100 milli

3. Cumin seeds – A pinch

4. Asafoetida powder – ¼ small spoon

5. Chilli powder – 1 small spoon

    Turmeric powder – 1/2 small spoon

    Salt – For taste

6. Thick curd (medium sour) – 1 cup

    Water – ¼ cup

7. Coriander leaves – For taste

How to prepare Dehiwala Aloo?

1. Remove skin of potatoes and cook using a pressure cooker.

2. Smash it gently using your hands.

3. Heat oil in a pan and sputter cumin seeds.

4. Add asafoetida powder, followed by ingredients no: 5.

5. Add smashed potatoes and mix it well for a few minutes till the contents are fried.

6. Blend well curd adding water using a mixer and add to well fried potatoes.

7. Till the curry boils, stir it continuously.

8. When it boils well, take off from flame.

9. Decorate with coriander leaves, and serve with chapati.

Courtesy: Vanitha magazine July 1-14, 2010

Also read the recipe of Potato-Curd Masala Curry.

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