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Potatoes in Yogurt

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  Red potatoes 8 Medium
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed For Skillet Frying)
  Onions 2 Medium
  Vegetable oil 1⁄5 Cup (3.2 tbs)
  Ground turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Grated ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Fresh tomatoes 2 Medium
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Unflavored yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Coriander leaves 4 (Whole, For Garnish)

Boil potatoes until tender, but do not overcook. Drain, let cool and peel. Using a fork, prick holes in the potatoes. Skillet-fry whole potatoes in a small amount of vegetable oil until browned. Remove and set aside.
Briefly process onions in a blender or food processor until finely chopped but not pureed. Skillet-fry onions in 1/3 cup oil until brown. Add turmeric, cayenne pepper, grated ginger and salt. Continue frying for a few more minutes.
Briefly process tomatoes until finely chopped. Add tomatoes, 1/4 cup of the water and yogurt. Simmer uncovered for 2 minutes until slightly reduced. Add remaining 1/2 cup water and potatoes. Cover and cook over medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes, occasionally spooning yogurt gravy over potatoes.
Garnish with coriander leaves.

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5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2780 Calories from Fat 1437

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 163 g250.3%

Saturated Fat 25.1 g125.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 29.4 mg9.8%

Sodium 525.8 mg21.9%

Total Carbohydrates 311 g103.8%

Dietary Fiber 30.2 g120.7%

Sugars 44.4 g

Protein 44 g87.7%

Vitamin A 61.6% Vitamin C 542.4%

Calcium 59.7% Iron 69.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Potatoes In Yogurt Recipe