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Aloo Saagu (Potato Saagu)

Published under: PotatoSide DishSpinach

Potatoes – 600 gms, sliced into 1/2 inch cubes

For the Paste:
Green Chillies – 2
Roasted Gram – 2 tbsp
Cumin Seeds – 2 tbsp
Black Peppercorns – 9 to 10
Ginger – 1 tsp, chopped
Cinnamon – 1 one inch stick
Cloves – 2
Coconut – 2 tbsp, grated
Vegetable Oil – 3 tbsp
Asafoetida – a pinch
Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 2
Curry Leaves – 6
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Tomatoes – 2 tbsp, chopped
Salt to taste
Green Coriander – 1 tsp, chopped

1. For the paste, mix all the ingredients in a blender with a little water and keep aside.
2. Heat the oil in a kadai.
3. Add the asafoetida, mustard seeds, dry red chilies and curry leaves.
4. When the mustard seeds start spluttering, add the onions and saute lightly.
5. Add the turmeric powder and the tomatoes.
6. Stir fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
7. Add the potatoes.
8. Salt and sufficient water to cover the potatoes.
9. Cover and simmer till the potatoes are tender.
10. Add the prepared paste.
11. Mix and simmer gently for 4 to 5 minutes or till the mixture is dry.
12. Garnish with green coriander.
13. Serve hot.

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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