Thursday, October 07, 2010

Perfect comfort food - platter of cumin rice with curried potatoes

Sometimes unconciously we prepare something which reminds us of childhood memories and moms cooking ,this simple potato curry which i paired with cumin fried rice tasted the same way my mother prepares,no i didnt ask her the recipe,prepared on my own but the taste reminded me of my mother,..:-)
this recipe needs no fancy ingredients,just the usual stuff ,i specially liked the rustic taste of the curry with rice...

Recipe Name  Potato Curry
Boiled potato peeled and cubed two
onion one coarsely chopped
garlic clove three chopped
ginger one inch
tomato one sliced
green chili two
salt as per taste
oil to cook
cumin seeds one tsp
black pepper five
black cardamom three
bay leaves two
turmeric powder pinch
red chili powder half tsp
coriander powder half tsp
Heat oil in non stick wok
add cumin seeds,bay leaves,pepper seeds and black cardamom
lower the flame and add onion,ginger,garlic and green chili
keep stirring till the onions become mushy
add tomatoes followed by salt,red chili powder,coriander and turmeric powder
keep frying till oil is seen along the sides.
add few drops of water and fry for 2 to three minutes
add boiled potato and mix everyhting together
add half cup of water and let it simmer for five minutes
serve warm with rice.

I am publishing this recipe for my own refrence ,as i gonna make this again and again,specially when i need some comfort food to  feel good,.:-) Thats all guys ,cee you all cre and happy blogging..:-)


Unknown said...

looks yumm and spicy...

My Kitchen Antics said...

i agree with you 100 percent..i can have that any day:)

Namitha said...

Definitely comforting !

Priya Suresh said...

Droolworthy rice and potatoes, love it anytime..

Cham said...

Comfort food that is what we need on everyday ! Looks yum!

AJ said...

This truly is great comfort food!!

sanjeeta kk said...

a real comfort food.