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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Aloo Posta (Potato and Khuskhus curry)

Cooking Time Required: 15-20 mins
Cost of preparation: 30-40 rupees

Ingredients: Potato (1 large), green chilli (1 nos), posto(khus-khus) ( 4 tbs), garlic (2-3 pods), red chilli (1 no.), mustard-cumin seed (1/4 tsp), mustard oil 2 tsp), turmeric powder (1/4 tsp), salt to taste.

Cooking: Cut the potato into fine pieces. Heat a tawa, add 1 tsp oil and the potatoes. Fry lightly and keep aside.

Grind the posto, garlic pods and green chilli into a fine paste.

Heat oil in a deep vessel. When it starts smoking, add the mustard-cumin seeds and red chilli. Fry till the red chilli darkens. Add the posto-chili-garlic paste along with a cup of water. Bring to a boil. Then add the fried potato pieces. Cook for 8-10 mins. Remove from fire and serve with either rice or roti.

Tip: Grind the dry posto seeds. Then add garlic ,green chilli and water and grind again. The paste will be much more fine.

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