Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Simple Dry Potato Curry





Simple Dry Potato Curry


10 new potatoes
salt

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.