SWEET AND TANGY POTATO AND PEANUT CURRY
Hello friends. Welcome again. Usually, we make use of more of potatoes in our cooking because it is liked by all and we use peanuts mainly to make chutneys or do the tempering for many dishes. Today I thought of combining both of these ingredients together along with some sugar to give it a sweet and tangy touch. It turned out perfect and my family enjoyed it well. So I decided to share it with you all too. I hope you will also like it. The recipe is as follows—-
- Potato – 3
- Peanut – 1/2 cup
- Asafoetida – A pinch
- Onion – 1
- Green Chillies – 2
- Tomato Puree -1 tbsp
- Turmeric Powder -1 tsp
- Red Chilly Powder -1 tsp
- Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
- Garam Masala – 1 tsp
- Sugar – 1 tsp
- Salt – According to taste
- Dry Mango Powder or Amchoor- 1 tsp
- Vegetable Oil -2 tbsp
- Water -As needed for the gravy
For Garnish-–Kasuri Methi or Chopped Cilantro(optional)
Wash, boil and cut the potatoes into medium-sized cubes. Chop the onions and green chilies.
Take a kadhai. Add oil, cumin, bay leaf, asafoetida and red chilies and let it splutter. Now add the chopped onions and green chilies and fry till light-browned. Now add the peanuts and fry for two minutes. Next add the salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, cumin powder,garam masala, sugar, amchoor powder, tomato puree and fry all these masalas for two minutes before adding the potatoes. Now add the water for the gravy and simmer for five minutes.
Our Potato and Peanut Curry is done. You can garnish with kasuri methi or cilantro. Serve it with pooris, naan, tandoori rotis or anything that you like.
Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!