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Potato in Coconutmilk Masala

potato pieces cooked in coconutmilk with spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

very tasty potato coconutmilk masala to try at home.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 3 potatoes - peeled and cut into bite size pieces
    • 1 big onion - sliced
    • 1 tomato - chopped fine
    • 1 green chilli - slit
    • 4 red chillies
    • 2 tsp coriander seeds
    • 10 cashew nuts
    • 1 cup coconut milk
    • 1 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
    • few curry leaves
    • few coriander leaves
    • 1 tbsp refined oil


    1. Grind 4 red chillies,10 cashew nuts and 2 tsp coriander seeds to a fine paste.
    2. Take a microwave bowl, add mustard seeds,cumin seeds,sliced onions, chopped tomatoes,curry leaves and 1 tbsp refined oil.Microwave this for 2 mins on high.
    3. Take the bowl out and mix all the remaining ingredients well and microwave this on high for 12 mins.
    4. Serve this hot with rice and rasam or with chapathis.



    Looks very good. Do you think I could add some ginger and garlic to it too Thanks

    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Dear Salma!.Coconutmilk is included in the remaining ingredients that r added in Step 3(before microwaving on high for 12 mins).Hope this helps u.



    hi christy, the pic look so yumm can u plz tell me in which step we have to use coconut milk or can we use grated coconut or coconut powder instead of coconut milk. thx and tc