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May 24, 2010

Puri urulaikazhanga / potato curry with puri from HIM For the His cooking event

          I wouldn't say that my hubby loves cooking . But he does manage to whip up something interesting to satisfy the hunger pangs especially during the weekends. I would definitely say that he makes the best out of the world potato curry which goes very well with puri(my favourite combo) or sometimes  with the absolutely delicious lemon rice which is my hubby's favourite combo. He prefers to cook this combo. He says that the hot spicy potato curry he makes is very similar to the one he use to eat at a small eatery in his native. He used to add a small amount of orange food colour too to the curry, but since I dont prefer food colours, he stopped adding it.
         He has made this  several times by now, but somehow I  never managed to take a photo. But Priti's His cooking event made me take a photo promptly and now this finds a place in my blog. When he made this recently, I also sent some of this food to a friend who stays nearby along with some puris and  a lentil subji made by me. Later , she sent me a message telling that potato curry tasted awesome. I love envy my hubby for the complement he got!!!
       So here comes the popular புரி  உருளைகழங்கு (urulaikazhanga in tamil means potato) curry ( My hubby's version)from the South Indian kitchen.
  Note- This is not the original potato stew made with puris in south India. I will post that sometime soon.
potato curry
Ingredients-
Potatoes- 4 big
Onions- 1 big chopped fine
Ginger- 1''chopped fine
Garlic- 1 clove chopped fine(optional)
Green chilly- 1 chopped fine
Curry leaves- few leaves
Turmeric powder- 1tsp
Red chilly powder- 1tsp
Salt to taste
Sambar powder- 1tsp
Asafoetida- a pinch
Coriander chopped fine
Oil- 1tsp
Mustard seeds- 1tsp
Jeera- 1tsp
Lemon juice- 1tsp optional
potato curry
Method-
    Peel the skin from the potatoes and cook them in a pressure cooker till it becomes very soft.Cut them to pieces. Heat oil in  a pan. Add the mustard seeds and jeera followed by green chillies, ginger ,garlic and curry leaves. Add the onions and saute till they turn a golden brown. Now add the cooked potatoes along with turmeric powder, red chilliy powder, sambar powder , asafoetida and salt. Mix and stir  to mash the potatoes well. Add some chopped coriander leaves.
   Cook for few more minutes. Squeeze some lemon juice on the curry if you want.Serve hot .
This one goes to Priti's His cooking event.
   For CSN Giveaway post click here.

31 comments:

Suhaina said...

Looks so nice and yummy. Really lucky, that ur hubby cooks for u.

Aruna Manikandan said...

My all time favorite...
Gr8 job by ur hubby :-)

Chitra said...

Oh gud ur hubby made this.. nice entry !!

Sush said...

i envy you soo much.., your hubby manages to cook for you atleast once a while. My hubby, I cant imagine!!At the most he can keep the rice in rice cooker, that too once in 6 months or so :(
That potato curry looks great!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Wow,nice combo and nice entry for the event too,I too have one in my drafts for the event, have to post next ;)

Suma Rajesh said...

wooo looks soo tempting dear..nice to know ur hubby loves cooking and prepare for u..

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

looks so yummy! It used to be my favorite when i was learning how to cook....

Vrinda said...

Simple n comfort food....

Ms.Chitchat said...

Yummy yummy urulaikizhangu curry,perfect combo puri and potatoes:):)

Shama Nagarajan said...

TOO TEMPTING...YUMMY COMBO

Priti said...

Yummy platter....wish I was ur neighbor too ;)...Thanks for your entry dear..convey my regards to him too :)

Asha said...

Slurp!! Making me drool. I love Pooris and Alu masala. Great combo.

Preeti Kashyap said...

So lucky! Yummy!

Happy Cook said...

I love potato dishes with puri and this looks really good. Unlike your hubby my hubby loves to cook ( if i let him in my kitchen ) and have to admit he makes sometimes some dishes much better than me.

Dershana said...

isn't it divine when someone cooks for you ? my hubby cooks well too, the only problem is cleaning up the kitchen afterwards :-(

such a nice potato masala version!

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

very interesting! luks gr8.

Kiran said...

Very nice and tasty potato curry from our hubby.We call this as potato-upma curry.It's our favorite too.

SpicyTasty said...

Must be delicious if it's cooked by your loved ones. :-)

Malar Gandhi said...

Lucky you...

Poori urulaikizhangu sounds perfect.

Valarmathi said...

Yummy recipe, Looks delicious.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Hi dear

Great to see the Aloo/Puri prepared by your husband . Wonderful clicks. As far as my hubby is concerned, he struggles to make a round puri.
Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Usha said...

Looks delicious, how cool that your hubby made this for you ! Must have tasted extra special because of it:-)

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Those are some nice looking pooris and potato curry. good job by HIM :)

Nithu Bala said...

Delicious combo..

Uma said...

looks perfect and yum. A very tempting combo.

Cham said...

Great to have someone who cook for us time to time. That looks a tasty combo!

notyet100 said...

yummy platter,,,

Priya said...

Woww u r soo lucky, fabulous dish..

Sukanya said...

Looks yummy!!!!!

Apu said...

Looks great!!

lata raja said...

Arre waah! you have a trained someone to take care of you dearie!!!

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