Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Bombay Potato Curry

                                                                       I think I am in a phase of making simple,easy,tasty,tangy subzi's these days.It is real hot summer and i am sure all of us want to spend as little time as possible in the kitchen.In the process i came across this subzi called Bombay potato curry or Bombay Bataka Recipe posted by Sia of Monsoon spice.I immediately gave it a try and it was yummy!!!To my surprise it is a no onion and no garlic recipe!!!!

You will Need

  • Three large Potatoes
  • Tomato Puree from Four Tomatoes
  • One tbs of Tamarind paste
  • One tbs of powdered Jaggery
  • Two tbs of Oil
  • One tsp of Crushed Ginger
  • Two Red chillies
  • One tsp Cumin seeds
  • Half tsp Turmeric powder
  • One tsp Red Chilli powder
  • One tsp Coriander powder
  • One tsp Garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste

How to

  • Boil the potatoes in a pressure cooker.Peel the skin and dice them in to blocks.
  • Throw four tomatoes in boiling water switch off the stove.Leave for ten minutes,peel the skin and puree it.
  • Heat Oil in a pan crackle cumin seeds add tomato puree,turmeric powder and jaggery and boil it in high flame for three minutes.
  • Add the Tamarind paste,crushed ginger,chilli powder and pour in two cups of hot water and allow it to boil for ten minutes in medium flame.
  • Now add the potatoes,give it a stir and add the garam masala powder.Mash four to five potatoes(pieces) and add it to the subzi so that it thickens a bit.
  • Garnish with Corinader leaves and enjoy with any type of Indian bread or Pulao.


  • If you are using tamarind instead of paste soak it in hot water for ten minutes and extract the pulp two or three times and keep aside until use.
  • Adjust the amount of tamarind,jaggery and spices according to your taste.


RENU said...

so colorful

plasterers bristol said...

Now this sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing this.


Marija said...

I made this today and it is absolutely delicious!