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Thursday, 2 July 2015

POINTED GOURD POTATO CURRY IN ORIYA STYLE /ALOO POTOL RASA

                                               ALOO POTOL RASA   



Serves- 2
Oriya Cuisine

Ingredients

Aloo-1 big one
Parwal/pointed gourd -8
Oil to fry- 1 1/2 tbsp

To Make Masala Paste

Onion-2
Ginger paste-1 tbsp
Garlic paste-1 tbsp


To Make Tomato Puree

Tomato-2 medium sized ones

Spice powders used

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp
Coriander powder-1 tsp - 1 1/4 tsp
Cumin powder-1 tsp
Garam masala powder-1 tsp
Kitchen king Masala powder- 1 TSP
Salt

Other ingredients

Oil- 1/2 tbsp
Water -1+1/4 +1/4 cup


Method

1.Peel wash and cube the potatoes.Chop the parwal into big chunks.

2.Make the masala paste by grinding together onion and ginger garlic paste.

3.Roughly chop the tomatoes and make puree out of it.

4.Now heat 1 1/2 tbsp of oil in a kadai add in the chopped potatoes and parwal and fry them till they attain brown marks on them.

5.Transfer them into a bowl.

6.Now in the same kadai add the rest 1/2 tbsp of oil.

7.Once it is hot add in the masala paste and  cook till the raw smell goes and oil starts separating from its sides.

8.once it's done add in the tomato puree and salt and cook till it starts leaving from the sides of the kadai.

Note: Be patients at these steps as it determines the taste of the entire curry.Cook till each mixture start leaving oil.As it will enhance the taste of the curry.

9.Time to add in the spice powders one by one.Give them a  good toss.

10.Add in the fried potato and parwal pieces.Mix them nicely into the masala.

11.Now wash the mixie jars with 1/4 cup water each and pour it into the kadai.Again add in 1 cup of water and bring it to a boil.

12.Do a taste test and adjust the spices according to the taste of your family members.

13.Sprinkle 1 tsp of Kitchen king masala.Give it a final mix.

14.Our curry is ready to be served with rice/roti /bread of your choice.I served it with akki roti.

15.Enjoy...


ALOO POTOL RASA

ALOO POTOL RASA SERVED WITH AKKI ROTI



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