Golden Curry

Golden Curry

Preparation Time: 10 mins, Cooking Time -10 minutes. Servings-4

Ingredients:

Baby Potatoes-8

For Saute-
Oil-1 tbsp,
Garam Masala-2 tsp,
Salt to taste

For Curry
Oil-1 tsp
Cumin seeds- 1 pinch
Tomato-1
Green chilli-1
Garam Masala-1 tsp,
Turmeric Powder-1 tsp,
Coriander powder-1 tsp,
Red Chilli powder-1 tsp

For Stuffing:
Few Makhanas,(foxnut or lotus seeds)
Few Almonds,
Few Raisins,
Small Elaichi (Cardamom)
Chopped Green Chilly – 1,
Salt to taste
Method:

Let’s first peel off potatoes skin and scoop out the inside of potatoes as well. Now pour 1 tsp oil in a pan and sauté potatoes with pinch of salt and red chilli powder. Keep stirring it for a while.
In the meantime, we will prepare the stuffing and for that we will need few cashew, raisins, makhana (fox nut),almonds and the remaining batter of potatoes.

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Grind it in mixer, make a paste of it and stuff it in the sauted potatoes

Now take a pan, add 1 tsp of oil in a pan,1 bay leaf,3 cloves, cumin seeds and asafoetida (hing) -1 pinch. As soon as cumin seeds start spluttering put the paste of tomatoes, green chill,garam masala, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt which has to be grinded in a mixer . As soon as oil starts leaving from the paste, put stuffed potatoes, cardamom powder and lukewarm water. Transfer the gravy into cooker on high flame after two big whistles and turn it in slow flame after one whistle. You can turn it off now.

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Garnish it with ghee and bay leaf.

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Serve it with hot naan,roti or paratha.

Shyam Savera (Spinach Stuffed Potatoes)

Shyam Savera also known as Spinach Stuffed Potatoes. Spinach veggies can be relished best in winters. There are so many lip-smacking spinach curries and from them my personal favorite is Shyam Savera. So here , I am sharing the recipe of Shyam Savera (Spinach Stuffed Potatoes).

 Preparation Time: 5 minutes, Cooking Time: 20 minutes, Servings- 4.

 Ingredients:

Palak (Spinach) – 200 grams (without tail).

Boiled Potatoes- 6.

Corn Flour-3 tsp

 For paste

Onion-1,

Tomatoes-2,

Garlic Clove (Kali)-5,

Ginger-1 small piece

Green Chilli-1,

Badi Elaichi(Cardamom)-1,

Laung(Cloves)-3,

Black Pepper-3.

Javitri (Mace)-1 small piece.

 For curry

Kasuri Methi- 1 pinch,

Ghee- 1 tsp,

Jaifal Powder (Nutmeg)- 1 tsp,

Red chilli powder-1 tsp,

Groundnut Powder-1 tbsp,

Tomato sauce- 2 tbsp,

Cream (Whipped)-1/2 cup

For garnishing

Rose petals,

Cashew nuts,

Almonds,

Mint Leaves.

 Method:

First take onion,garlic cloves,green chilli,ginger,tomatoes,badi elaichi (cardamom), cloves, black pepper and javitri (mace), grind it well in a mixie jar. Now in a pan add 1 tsp oil and mix the paste well,stir it slowly until it starts leaving oil. Add red chilli powder (for color),groundnut powder,tomato sauce &cream.  Now add water and stir it continously and add kasuri methi,ghee and jaifal powder,mix it well. Your curry is ready.

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Make the paste of palak (spinach) and add salt. Add cornflour with potatoes and make a soft dough. Now heat oil in a pan and put 1 small ball of dough to make sure oil is hot. Make small balls (kofta) of potato stuffed with palak and deep fry it.

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While serving cut the kofta into two pieces, keep it in a bowl & serve gravy from side. That’s why it is named as Shyam Savera.

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Now garnish it with rose petals, cashew-nut, almond or mint leaves. You can relish Shyam Savera (Spinach Stuffed Potatoes) with Roti, paratha, naan or any bread of your choice.