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Crispy Spiced Potatoes

Crispy Spiced potatoes

Ingredients:

4 Potatoes (boiled, peeled & cubed)
½ T. Cumin seeds
1T. Coriander powder
1T. garam masala powder
½ T. Chaat masala powder
½ T. Deggi mirch
3T. Coriander (chopped)
Salt
Oil

Recipe:

Heat some oil in a wok. Add the cumin seeds and allow them to crackle. Add the cubed potatoes, the remaining spices and salt. Stir to combine all the ingredients well.

Add the chopped coriander, toss once and serve as a side dish.

Tip: I lightly fry the potatoes before I add the spices. It just gives it a crunch!

Crispy Spiced potatoes

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Vegetable Porridge

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Ingredients:
1C. Broken wheat (dalia/porridge)
½ C. Green peas (shelled)
1 Small carrots (diced)
1T. Oil
1T. Cumin seeds
1 Onion (chopped)
1 Tomato (seeded and chopped)
Salt
2T. Butter
2T. Fresh coriander leaves (chopped)

Method:

Soak dalia in two cups of water for thirty minutes Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds.

As they begin to change colour add onion. Sauté till pinkish and add green peas, carrots and tomato. Stir for a minute.

Add dalia and three cups of water. Add salt to taste. Bring to a boil, close lid and pressure cook till two whistles.

Just before serving add butter and coriander leaves.

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