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Potato+Onion Curry Making Made Easier

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Potato+ Onion curry is a very popular curry and is very useful in a large number of other dishes.. you can have it as a side dish with chapati or poori or rava dosa or as a stuffing in masala dosa, a sandwich, in aloo bondas etc..
  Potato 4 , boiled, mashed
  Onion 4 , chopped
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black mustard powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lime 2
  Hing 1 Pinch
  Jeera 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chili 4 , ground
  Ginger 1⁄2 Inch, ground
  Cilantro 20 Gram, ground
  Curry leaves 10 Gram
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cooking oil 4 Tablespoon

1. Boil and mash potatoes.
2. Cut onion into 1/2 inch pieces.
3. Ground green chili, ginger, curry leaves and cilantro leaves together.

4. In a wok, heat oil, add mustard seeds and jeera, when it sputters, add turmeric powder and the chili paste, allow it to cook for 2 minutes.
5. Add onions, cook covered on low flame till the water evaporates.
6. Add potato and salt, toss to combine all the ingredients, remove from fire, add lime juice and mix.

7. Serve hot with poori.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South Indian
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Which Indian isn’t fond of potato curry? Every state in India has its own style of making this dish. It is probably the first thing that every Indian girl learns to cook from her mother and the first dish that every Indian mother teaches her daughter to cook. This recipe of Potato and onion curry is a South Indian version and is so versatile that it can be eaten with chapatti or poori or rava dosa or used as a stuffing in masala dosa, a sandwich, or in aloo bondas.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 361 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.8%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 526.6 mg21.9%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.8%

Dietary Fiber 8.3 g33%

Sugars 7.9 g

Protein 6 g12.7%

Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 94.2%

Calcium 8% Iron 16.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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