Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Potatoes in red bell pepper gravy

Easy to make and extremely delicious, this potato curry in red bell pepper gravy is truly a crowd pleaser. Try it at your next lunch or dinner party and you are sure get rave reviews from your guests.

Ingredients2 large red bell peppers
1 medium potato
3 large cloves peeled garlic
2 medium hot green chilli peppers
Juice of 1 lemon
2 tbps of coriander/cumin powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp black mustard
1/4 tsp asafoetida
2-3 tbsps vegetable/olive oil
1 tsp sugar (optional)
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves to garnish

Method1. Peel off the skin from the potato and cut into bite-size cubes.
2. Pour oil in a pan and and saute the potates until they turn lightly brown.

3. Chop the red bell pepper into squares.
4. Transfer the bell pepper pieces into a blender; add the chilli peppers, garlic cloves, coriander and cumin powder and turmeric powder.
5. Add 1/4 cup of water and grind to a fine paste.
6. Heat oil in a medium non-stick pan and add the mustard and asafoetida.
7. Once the mustard pops add the bell pepper puree, simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
8. Add lemon juice, sugar and salt.

9. Add the cubed potatoes and mix till they are well blended.
10. Garnish with chopped coriander.

Serving size – ½ cup
Number of servings - 4
Recipe courtesy: Gowri


Unknown said...

It looks really, really yummy!! I'm definitely going to try it out this weekend.

Sia said...

hi lakshmi,
thanks for sharing such a wonderful and easy recipe... this will be in our lunch menu for this weekend:)

Lakshmik said...

Glad you liked it. Do try it out and let me know how it came out.

Sia said...

hi lakshmi.. guess what? im cooking this for dinner now:) will post it in my blog n let u know how it turns out:)

Lakshmik said...

Thanks Vidhya. Do let me know how it came out

Seema Bhat said...

lakshmi this looks so very colourful ....so very reddddd ...i will definately try it out for sure .
Thanks a lot for posting this one...never knew u could make a base gravy with red bell peppers