Sweet and Sour Potatoes

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Total Time:
30 mts
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Potatoes – 200 grams
  • Tomatoes – 400 grams
  • Onions – 2
  • Curry Leaves – 2 sprigs
  • Ginger – Garlic Paste – 2 tbsp
  • Chilli Powder – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  • Lemon Juice – 1 or 2 tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds – ½ tsp
  • Water – 200 ml
  • Oil – 3 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Sweet and Sour Potatoes

  • Peel, clean and cut Potatoes into bite size cubes.
  • Finely chop Tomatoes and Onions; store separately.
  • Make a paste of Ginger and Garlic.
  • In a non-stick pan, heat 2 tbsp Oil, saute Potatoes till lightly golden brown on all sides, and appears crisp.
  • In another non-stick pan, while the Potatoes are getting ready, heat remaining Oil, add Mustard seeds allow to pop.
  • Add the Curry leaves and sauté for a minute till the leaves start to curl and become crisp.
  • Add Onions, sauté till golden brown.
  • Add in the chopped Tomatoes and sauté, while stirring occasionally, till Oil separate from Tomatoes resulting in a thick purée.
  • Add the Ginger-Garlic paste, sauté for about 2 more mins.
  • Add Chilli and Coriander powders, and Salt to taste. Sauté for a min. till the raw flavours leave the powders. Do not allow to burn as it will turn them bitter.
  • Add the crisp Potatoes and cook till soft, about 15 minutes, covered on low flame.