For all the potato lovers out there these potatoes spiced with garlic, curry leaves and tamarind in a tomato-based sauce makes a yummy recipe that’s perfect for a vegetarian meal for lunch or dinner any day of the week!

spicy potato curry recipe

SPICY POTATO CURRY
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
 
For all the potato lovers out there these potatoes spiced with garlic, curry leaves and tamarind in a tomato-based sauce makes a yummy recipe that’s perfect for a vegetarian meal for lunch or dinner any day of the week!
Ingredients
  • 4 Tbles Oil
  • 1 Tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 Dry Red Chillies
  • 4 Garlic Cloves Sliced
  • 6 Curry Leaves
  • 1 Onion Sliced
  • 3 large Potatoes (boiled and cut into chunks)
  • 2 Tomatoes (Chopped)
  • 1 Tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1 Tsp Chilli Powder
  • ½ Tsp Tumeric Powder
  • Salt to Taste
  • 1Tbles Tamarind paste
  • Coriander for Garnishing
Serve hot with rice or naans
Instructions
  1. Soak tamarind in ¼ cup of warm water for about 10 mins. Squeeze out the pips leaving just the tamarind water.
  2. In a medium-sized pot, heat the oil.
  3. Add mustard seeds, the dry red chillies, garlic cloves and the curry leaves.
  4. Once the seed starts crackling add the onions and sauté until soft and translucent.
  5. Add the tomatoes and simmer for another few minutes, then add the salt and the rest of the spices.
  6. Add the potatoes and simmer for a few more minutes with the spices.
  7. Add tamarind water and simmer over medium heat until the potatoes are soft but not mushy adding a bit more water if needed.
  8. Garnish with the chopped coriander and serve hot with rice or roti's.

 

 

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