Thursday, 22 July 2010

Pea and potato curry.

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I promised some of you to post a recipe of the pea and potato curry that I made nearly two weeks ago, and here it is finally.

1. Start by cutting about 750 grams of potatoes in rather big cubes, and chopping two onions into rings.
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2. In a large saucepan, put two teaspoons of mustard (the recipe originally calls for mustard seeds which is probably better to use, but we didn't have any so I thought I would just go for the second best option.) and heat until it starts bubbling (if using mustard seeds, until they start popping).
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3. Chop three to four cloves of garlic and grind two teaspoons of fresh ginger.
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4. Add the onion rings, garlic, ginger and two spoons of ghi or oil to the pan and stir at medium heat until the onion is soft.
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5. Add 1/2 teaspoon of chili spice, 1 teaspoon of turmeric (silly me for misspelling it on the label of the spice), 1 teaspoon of cumin, 1 teaspoon of garam masala, and some salt and pepper. Also, add the potatoes. Stir until the potatoes are evenly covered in spice.
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Potatoes, onion and spice.

6. Add 1 1/2 dl of water and let everything boil at very low heat for 15-20 minutes or until the potatoes are slightly tender with a lid on the saucepan.
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7. Almost finished. Add 100 grams of peas. It's best to use frozen peas rather than canned since the taste is fresher. Boil at very low heat for another 3-5 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed.
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8. Stir in a little bit of chopped fresh mint.
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9. Ready to eat! Serve with rice.
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13 comments:

Mo said...

hum...

i hate that im such a lousy cook !

Aniya said...

I like to cook, so it may soon try this recipe;))

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xoxo, Aniya

Baśka said...

i'm the biggest fan of your cooking skills! :D everything looks amazingly tasty :)

Luna : said...

looks yummy!! :-D

Daisy said...

That looks so yummy, I must try this !

Mary Jane said...

Thanks for posting the recipe; I will definitely give it a try.
I wanted to comment regarding your previous post: the haircut looks lovely on you, it really does. Although I understand your frustration, it always happens to me, the hair dresser cuts my hair too short, this is why I actually stopped going to hair dressers and started cutting my own hair :)

Zuzia said...

mm.. yummy!
xoxo

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andrea said...

This looks so good! I'm bookmarking it and making it at some point. I'll let you know how it goes :)

Raquel said...

yumm!

Erin Cathleen said...

Mmm. Looks delicious!

Emily, Resplendent Tranquility said...

Great! Thank you so much for sharing this. I can't wait to try it out :)

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Tammy Kirksey said...

hum... i hate that im such a lousy cook !