Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Vatani ani Batata Ambat (Green Peas and Potato Curry)

This dish can't be prepared with dried Green peas and but with fresh green peas. This goes really well with dosa, idli and rice.

Green peas- 1 cup
Potatoes chopped- 1 cup
Onion chopped - 1cup
Coconut (scraped) - 1 cup
Red Chili- 5-6
Tamarind- a cheery sized ball
Salt to Taste

1. Boil the diced potatoes, green peas and 1/2 cup of onion in water.
2. In a blender grind the coconut, red chili and tamarind with water.
3. Mix coconut paste with the boiled vegetables.
4. In a seasoning pan heat 2 tbsp oil and add the rest of the onion and fry till it turns brown.
5. Add the seasoning to the mixture of coconut paste and vegetables.