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Spicy Vegetarian Curry

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Ingredients
  Potatoes 4 Large, peeled and coarsely chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Turmeric 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 3 Medium, blanched, skinned, and mashed
  Tamarind water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Thick One)
  Dark brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
For the masala
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, peeled and finely chopped
  Fresh root ginger 1 Inch
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled and pressed or finely chopped
  Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  Shredded coconut 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
  Poppy seeds 1 Tablespoon
Directions

First make the masala.
Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat.
When hot, add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally until it softens.
Add the rest of the masala ingredients to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes, until the mixture becomes reddish.
Add the potatoes and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for 3-4 minutes.
Add 3 3/4 cups hot water, salt, and the turmeric to the pan and simmer until the potatoes are just cooked.
Add the tomatoes, tamarind water, and sugar.
Boil until the sugar dissolves.
Serve with plain boiled rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Potato
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
4

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