Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Potato with Bengal Gram Dal

Aloo Senaga Pappu Kura

Ingredients :

Potato 1/4 kg
Bengal Gram dal 1 tbsp
Onion 1 medium size
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves 5
Turmeric Powder 1/4 tsp
Red Chilly Powder 1/4 tsp
Dry Coconut Powder 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala 1 pinch
Coriander leaves few sprigs
Salt as per Taste
Oil 1 tbsp

Preparation :

Wash and peel the skin of potato and cut in to 1 inch size pieces, keep them
in a bowl of water. Wash and chop onion.
Soak bengal gram dal in water.

Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, after
spluttering add bengal gram dal and stir in curry leaves, chopped onion,
ginger garlic paste and turmeric powder. Let it done for a min or 2.

Now add potato pieces, red chilly powder, coconut powder, garam masala powder
and salt, stir it perfectly and sprinkle few drops water, close it with lid and put
wait(whistle) on it.

Cook it on very low flame for 15- 20 Min's, some times you may not get whistle.
Turn off the flame, wait till the pressure gets zero, then open and see whether
it is cooked or not, if not, cook it again for more 10 Min's on low flame.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it with chapati, bagara rice....etc.

It takes 25 - 30 Min's to cook.
It makes 2 - 3 servings.

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