Batata nu Shaak

A Gujarati style potato curry in a tangy tomato sauce, the Batata Nu Shaak (or Bateta Nu Shaak) is a popular and classic side dish served with rotis, naan or rice.
Bateta Nu Shaak (Batata Nu Shaak)

Potatoes – 250 gms, peeled and cubed
Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Chilli Paste – 1 tsp
Ginger Paste – 1 tsp
Tomatoes – 4, chopped
Coriander Powder – 1 tblsp
Sugar – 30 gms
Curry Leaves – a few
Asafoetida – a pinch
Salt to taste

For the garnish:
Coriander Leaves – 2 tblsp, chopped

1. Heat the oil.
2. Add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida, chillies, garlic paste and stir.
3. Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder and mix well. Cook for 5 mins.
4. Add the potaoes and mix well.
5. Add 3 cups of water, sugar and salt.
6. Cover with a lid and cook till the potatoes are done.
7. Garnish with coriander leaves.
8. Serve hot.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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