Potato Skins / Potato Bowl Chaat

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Potato skins are boiled potatoes filled with spicy chickpeas. This is a mouthwatering snack, that looks great and tastes yummy. It is a delicious and healthy appetizer for the people who don’t like to have oily food. Recipe will serve 4. Ingredients: 4 medium size red potatoes 3 cups water 1 tablespoon salt 2 tablespoons oil Filling 1/2 cup chickpeas 1/2 teasp…

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Hyderabadi Mirchi Ka Salan (Spicy Pepper Curry)

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…“Mirchi ka Salan” is a popular Hyderabadi dish. Generally speaking, Hyderabadi dishes are very spicy and aromatic, and this is one of them. Even the name of this dish “Mirchi ka salon” reflects that. Mirch is pepper and Salan means curry.  The chili pepper is cooked in a peanut and coconut spicy curry. This dish is a new one for me. Many of you had requested I make this, so I decided to try it out.  Of course I turned to Go…

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Aloo Chaat (Spicy Potato Snack)

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Aloo Chaat, which is a spicy potato snack. Aloo chaat is a popular snack found at north Indian road side vendors. This is one of the very few chaats served without any chutney. However you can always add cilantro and tamarind chutney. This recipe is inspired by the chaat I used to enjoy near my childhood home in India. I incorporated a special spice mix also known…

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Spicy Chivda (Roasted Spicy Flattened Rice)

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Spicy chivda crunchy savory snack is quick and easy to make.  Chivda, also known as poha, is flattened rice that is flavored with spices. When I was growing up this was one of the snacks my mom will make, and we all will enjoy. I still enjoy this spicy chivda even today while watching TV. Store this in an airtight container and this chivda stays fresh and crunchy…

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Aloo Dum (Potato Curry)

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…This is an exotic delicious main dish. Just the smell of aloo dum can make you hungry! To make this dish, potatoes are fried and then soaked in the spicy aromatic gravy. This is a perfect dish for any dinner party. Recipe serves 4. Ingredients: 4 medium size russet potatoes 2 tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon cumin seed (jeera) 1/8 teaspoon asafetida (hing) 1 tablespoon gram flour (basen) 6 whole red chili 1/4 cup yogurt 1 tablespoon sesame seeds…

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Batata Vada – Aloo Bonda (Fried Potato Dumpling)

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…Batata Vada also known as aloo bonda, deep fried savory appetizer made with spicy potato mix. When they are serve hot they are crispy outside and soft inside. This is a very popular street food in Mumbai. Serves 3 Ingredients: 3 medium potatoes boiled peeled and roughly chopped (this will make 2 cups of chopped potatoes) 1 tablespoon oil 1/2 teaspoon black mustard seeds (rai) 7-10 curry leaves chopped, optiona…

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Dabeli Spicy Potato Sandwich

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…Dabeli is a popular snack on the go, with street vendor in Mumbai. Pav (small burger buns) filled with spicy potatoes and topped with peanuts, chutney, fine sev and pomegranate. Enjoy this delicious sandwich; Serves 4 Ingredients: Spice Mix 1 red chili dry 1 teaspoon coriander (dhania) seeds 2 cloves (laung / lavang) 1/2 inch cinnamon (dalchini) 1/2 teaspoon cumin (jeera) seeds 4 black pepper Filling 1 cup potato boiled and mashed (al…

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Potato Curry with Yogurt Gravy

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This recipe consists of potatoes combined with a creamy yogurt gravy. Tastes great with puris. Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 large boiled potatoes 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) Pinch of asafetida (hing) 2 teaspoons besan (gram flour) 1 bay leaf 4 tablespoons yogurt 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1 teaspoon finely chopped green chilies 1 tablespoon corian…

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Grilled Potato Sandwich

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Potato Sandwiches give a different dimension to grilled cheese sandwich. They are delicious and add an Indian taste to standard grilled cheese. Potato& cheese sandwiches are excellent choice for a hearty and satisfying lunch. Recipe will make 2 sandwiches Ingredients: 4 slices of white firm bread ( I am using buttermilk bread) 3 medium size potatoes boiled pe…

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Aloo Naan (Stuffed Potato Naan)

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…Naan is very popular bread. This recipe is a tasty twist to naan stuffed with spicy mashed potatoes. Aloo naan can be served by itself or any gravy based vegetable dish. Makes 6 Naan. Ingredients: for Dough 2 cups of All Purpose flour (Plain flour or maida) 1 teaspoon active dry yeast 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon sugar Pinch of baking soda 2 tablespoons of oil 2 tablespoons yogurt (curd or dahi) About 3/4 cup luk…

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Pav Vada (Potato Patty With Bun)

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…Pav is a soft bun bread. Vada is a spicy potato mixture coated with gram flour batter and deep fried. This is a very popular dish for people in Mumbai, it’s often sold by road side vendors. Recipe will make 6 Ingredients: 4 medium size boiled potatoes 2 tablespoons oil 1/2  teaspoon black mustard seeds (rai) 1/4  teaspoon turmeric (haldi) 1 teaspoon ginger paste 2 green…

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Potato in Coconut Gravy

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…ly when we want a change from our regular tomato or yoghurt based gravy. Recipe will serve 2-3. Ingredients: 4 potatoes medium size, boiled peeled and cut into 1/3” cubes that will make about 3 cups of cubed potatoes 2 tablespoon oil 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds (rai) 2 whole dried red chilies 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) 8-10 curry leaves 1 teaspoon salt adjust to taste Gravy 3 whole dried red chilies 1/4 cup grated coconut Approx. 2 tablespoo…

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Potato Basket Pizza

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Recipe submitted by Sahaana Chandran Potato Basket Pizza is a quick bite sized pizza snack that is sure to please kids and adults alike. Try these out for your next party. Makes 15 small potato basket pizza Ingredients: For Basket 1 Large Russet Potato 1/4 teaspoon Salt (or as required) 1/4 tsp Pepper 1 Tbsp Oil For Filling 2 Tbsp Mushroom – finely chopped 2 Tbsp Tomatoes – fin…

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Potato Pizza

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…has a recipe contest for the month of September 2010 and in this contest we need to come up with a recipe using potato. Thought I might participate in this recipe if at all I get a new recipe idea with potatoes. It kept me thinking as to what new recipe I can make with potato other than the usual curry/sabji etc., out of potatoes. It made me scratch my head all through this week thinking about this potato recipe. So I did search in and out of Goo…

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Coconut Crusted Cauliflower with Cilantro Curry Sauce

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…cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1/4 cup coconut milk and 1/4 cup water 1-2 Tablespoon cornstarch For cilantro curry 1 1/2 to 2 cups cilantro leaves and stems 1 cup coconut milk 2 teaspoons coriander powder 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder, roasted in a dry pan until fragrant 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard seeds 2 dried red chilies 6-7 curry leaves Zest and juice of 1/2 lime 1/8 teaspoon paprika and turmeric 1 tablespoon finely chopped Ginger 1 tablespoon…

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