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Potato Peas Kurma

This kurma made with Potatoes and green peas is a classic dish and pairs well with Pudina (Mint) Rice, Coconut Milk Rice, Ginger Rice or with any Indian Bread.

Potato Peas Kurma

Recipe rating: N/A
Recipe by S Kamala Course: GraviesCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes

This kurma made with Potatoes and green peas is a classic dish and pairs well with Mint (Pudina) Rice, Coconut Milk Rice, Ginger Rice or with any Indian Bread.

Ingredients

  • Potato – 2 Nos

  • Green Peas – ½ cup

  • Big onion (medium size) – 1 No

  • Sambar Powder – 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon

  • Tomato – 1 No

  • Lemon juice – ½ teaspoon

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste

  • To grind:
  • Coconut gratings – 2 tablespoon

  • Khus Khus – 1 teaspoon

  • Pottukadalai – 1 tablespoon

  • Cashew nuts – 2 to 3 Nos

  • Garlic cloves – 2 Nos

  • Fresh ginger – 1“ piece

  • Green Chillies – 1 to 2 Nos

  • For seasoning:
  • Oil – 2 tablespoons

  • Fennel seeds – 1 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon stick – 1 small piece

  • Cardamom – 1

  • Cloves – 2 Nos

Directions

  • Cook potato till soft and remove the skin. Cut it into medium size pieces. Cook green peas and keep it aside.
  • Chop onion and tomato finely.
  • Grind Coconut gratings, Khus Khus, Pottukadalai, Cashew nuts, Garlic cloves, Fresh ginger, Green Chillies, together to a fine paste.
  • In a kadai put the oil and when it is hot add cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves and fennel seeds.
  • When it is slightly fried, add chopped onion and fry till it turns transparent.
  • Add tomato pieces along with salt and turmeric powder. Fry till tomato mashed well.
  • Add sambar powder and stir it.
  • Now add potato pieces and green peas and mix well.
  • Add the ground paste. Mix once again everything well and add just enough water to cover the potato and peas. Close with a lid and cook till it starts boiling. Allow to boil for few more seconds and remove.
  • Add lemon juice and mix well.
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