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Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Batate vaagu (potatoes spicy curry)

Batate vaghu is an authentic Konkani dish mainly prepared during  temple festivals and weddings, because it contains no onion and garlic.


Ingredients
·       Potatoes                     -- 3 medium
·       Tomatoes                   -- 2 or 3
·       Fresh green peas       -- ¼ cup
·       Red chilly powder     -- 1 tbsp
·       Coriander powder     -- 2 tsp
·       Hing                              -- ¼ tsp
·       Mustard seeds           -- 1 tsp
·       Coriander leaves       -- little
·       Curry leaves                --  2 srpring
·       Salt to taste               

Method

Peel the skin and cut the potatoes in cubes.

Heat pressure cooker, add oil, add mustard, when it splutter add curry leaves and hing powder fry for a second then add coriander powder and chilly powder fry for 2 minutes then add chopped tomatoes and fry for 2 to 3 minutes.  Then add few more curry leaves, add cut and cubed potatoes and fresh green peas, add little water and salt and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles.  Let it cool for sometime then add chopped coriander leaves mix it well.
  
Perfect combo for rice, chappathi, dosa etc

Note:- you can add cauliflowers and tender cashew nuts too    
to the dish.  

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