Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Sweet Potato Masala Curry

Sweet potatoes are highly nutritious and rich in beta carotene, vitamin c and vitamin B6. Well these are sweetish as the name sweet potato , but trust me these can taste better than  normal potato too.
During my childhood , just a boiled sweet potato by my mom was a snack item as we return from our school in evenings.
In Andhra , There are many recipes one does with this sweet potato, especially sweet potato pulusu( similar to sambar) is very famous.
Here is a simple  process for this sweet potato curry.
Sweet Potato Curry

Ingredients:

  1. Sweet potato-2/3 large
  2. onions- 1/2 finely chopped
  3. Ginger- 1 small size-grated
  4. coriander leaves-bunch
  5. curry leaves-bunch
  6. coriander powder-1 tbsp
  7. green chillies-1/2
  8. mustard seeds- 1tbsp
  9. cumin seeds-1tbsp
  10. turmeric powder-1tbsp
  11. red chullies-1/2
  12. oil- 1tbsp
  13. salt-tbsp


Method:

  1. Cut the sweet potatoes into medium size chunks and pressure cook for about 2/3 whistles.
  2. Peel of the skin of potato and drain off if any water content.
  3. Grind ginger, green chilies, coriander leaves in a mixer grinder and keep it aside.
  4. In a pan , heat oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds,red chilies  curry leaves, turmeric powder and allow them to crackle.
  5. Now add cooked sweet potato, blended ginger green chilly paste, salt, coriander powder and cook for about 5 minutes.
This goes well with hot rice and rotis too:)


SWEET POTATO CURRY




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