Andhra Potato Korma
Spicy Andhra Potato Kurma
| Spicy Potato Korma is an Andhra speciality
which is a must for Vegetarian andhra
parties or any party. I learnt how to make
this dish from my Aunt. Everytime I have
made it it has never failed to impress my
|List of ingredients:|
|3 ||in number ||potatoes ||
|2 ||in number ||onions (medium sized) ||
|3 ||tsp ||poppy seeds (khus khus) ||
|3 ||tsp ||dry grated cocunut (or dessicated cocunut powder) ||
|1 ||tsp ||ginger-garlic paste ||
|1 ||in number ||tomato (medium sized) ||
|2 ||in number ||cloves ||
|2 ||in number ||cardamom (elaichi - powdered) ||
|1/4 ||in number ||shahjeera (black cumin - you can use white cumin optionally) ||
|1 ||inch ||cinnamon stick (dal chini) ||
|2 ||in number ||bay leaves ||
|4 ||in number ||cashews (broken into pieces) ||
|4 ||in number ||green chillies (slit lengthwise) ||
|2 ||cups ||water ||
|1/2 ||cup ||oil ||
|To be mixed into a paste:|
|11/2 ||tbsp ||sour cream ||
|11/2 ||tbsp ||curd (yogurt) ||
|1 ||tsp ||red chilli powder ||
|1/4 ||tsp ||turmeric powder (haldi) ||
|1 ||tsp ||salt (or to taste) ||
|1 ||tsp ||coriander powder (dhaniya powder) ||
Step 1: In a small mixing bowl combine all the ingredients to be made into paste and mix thorougly and
Step 2: Boil potatoes and peel them Cut them into cubes. chop tomatoes into small pieces.
Step 3: In a mixer or grinder, blend the poppy seeds and grated dry cocunut. You may add 1 tbsp of
water if needed.
Step 4: In a pan, heat the oil. Add the shahjeera, cardamom powder, cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves and
cashew pieces. stir for 2 minutes. When cashew turns light brown add chopped onions. Saute till golden
brown. Then add boiled potato pieces and ginger garlic paste. Mix well.
Step 5: After about 4 minutes add the paste that you mixed initially. Add green chillies and mix well.
After about 5 minutes add the poppy seeds - cocunut mixture and mix well.
Step 6: Add tomato pieces, water and more salt if needed and mix well. cover with a lid and cook for
about 10 minutes stirring in between. You may add more water to make the curry thin.
Step 7: Serve hot with Roti or poori or Pulav.|
|Tastes best when fresh.|
|Any additional information:|
|You may add cauliflower and caroots along with potato and make it vegetable korma. You may use Sour
curds instead of sour cream and curds.|
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