Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Simple Dry Potato Curry

Simple Dry Potato Curry 

10 new potatoes 

1 tablespoon vegetable oil 
1 shallot; finely sliced 
2 cloves garlic. minced 
1 small knob of ginger; grated 
1 teaspoon ground turmeric 
1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder 
1 teaspoon ground cumin 
1 teaspoon ground coriander 

Cut Potatoes into 3/4 inch chunks. Boil potatoes in boiling salted water 6 to 8 minutes, until just tender. Drain and set aside. 

Heat oil in a large saucepan, add shallots. Fry for about 5 minutes until soft but not brown. Stir in garlic and ginger. 
Add cooked potatoes, turmeric, cayenne, coriander and cumin. 
Add a little water and stir well. Cover and cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are tender.