Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Spicy Yam and Potato with Dry Prawns

Spicy Yam and Potato with Dry Prawns

For the Paste
2 Red dry Kashmiri Chillies
2 Red Bedki Chilli
1 tsp Coriander seeds
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Garam masala powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Sugar
3 Garlic cloves
1/4 cup Water
1/2 cup Dry prawns washed and soaked in hot water and drained
Salt to taste
Grind all the above ingredients in to paste. Add water very little at a time. The masala paste should be dry.

For the Vegetable
250 grams Yam cut into medium size cubes
2 Potatoes peeled and cut in to medium size cubes
1 Onion chopped
1 Tomato chopped
1 Green chilli slit
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
Few Curry leaves
2 tbsp Fresh grated coconut or desiccated coconut
Few chopped coriander leaves for garnishing
2 tbsp Oil

Half boil the yam and potato cubes. Drain and keep aside.  Take oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. Let it crackle. Add the green chilli, curry leaves and onion, sauté till the onions are translucent. Add the paste. Sauté it and cook for 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes. Cook for another 2 minutes. Add the yam and potato cubes, cook for 2 minutes. Add 1/2 cup water, cover and cook till tender and water has dried up. Stir the vegetable. Add grated or desiccated coconut and coriander leaves before serving.

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