II Mathura Ke Dubkiwale Aloo (Potato Curry) II

The city of Mathura, in Uttar Pradesh, the nucleus of Brajbhoomi, is located at a distance of 145 km south-east of Delhi and 58 km north-west of Agra. Mathura  is widely known as birth place of lord Krishna.

Ingredients: ( Serves : 6)

  • 6 potatoes, boiled and peeled.
  • 3 green chillies, finely chopped.
  • 1/2 tsp dry ginger powder.
  • 1 tsp mango powder (amchur).
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder or to taste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsps sugar
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 1 cup coriander leaves, chopped
  • Oil
  • Salt to taste.

Preperation :

  • Cut the boiled potatoes into cubes. Mash them slightly. Keep aside.
  •  Heat 4 tbsp. oil in a heavy pan and add asafoetida and cumin seeds. When they pop, add the mashed potatoes, turmeric, ginger, mango powder, sugar and salt.Add water to make into a thin gravy. Remove from the heat.
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil. When it is hot, pour it over the potatoes and immediately sprinkle with chilli powder and coriander leaves. Serve hot with pooris.

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