Potato Stew


3 medium potatoes
1 big onion, chopped
4 green chillies, slit
1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped
1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4-1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/4 tsp garam masala
1 sprig curry leaves
3/4 cup thin coconut milk
1/4 cup thick coconut milk
salt to taste
1 1/2 tbsp oil


  1. Peel and chop potatoes into pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped onions, ginger, garlic and green chillies and saute well till onion turns transparent.
  3. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder and garam masala and mix well on low flame.
  4. Then add chopped potatoes and salt, mix well and cook it adding enough water.
  5. When potatoes are cooked, add thin coconut milk, pepper powder and curry leaves and boil it for 5-7 minutes.
  6. Then add thick coconut milk and heat for 2 minutes. Remove from the flame and serve with vellayappam, idiyappam etc…


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