Broken Potatoes With Spices - Aloo Ka Bhurta

“Posted for ZWT. From Indian Lowfat Cooking by Roshi Razzaq.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Boil the potatoes in their skins and leave them to cool.
  2. Then peel and break them into a lumpy mash.
  3. If preferred, peel potatoes first and then boil.
  4. Heat the oil in a medium sized heavy bottomed saucepan and add the onion, cumin seeds, and whole dried chilies, breaking them into the pan.
  5. Fry until the onions turn a rich, golden brown.
  6. Add the mashed potato.
  7. Sprinkle in, and mix well after each addition, the turmeric, tomato, green chili, and salt.
  8. Blend in 3/4 to 1 cup of water and leave the mixture to cook over a low heat until it begins to bubble.
  9. Add half the cilantro leaves, stir, and cook for another 30 seconds.
  10. Garnish the dish with the remaining cilantro leaves.

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