fried potato curry close up in tourene

Indian Fried Potato Curry (Dum Aloo)

What do you do with two pounds of potatoes that have been sitting in your veggie basket for weeks??? Turn them into fried potato curry!

fried potato curry in bowl close up

I am always on the lookout for Indian curries I can do with veggies that will taste great and fill me up. Something about the combination of all those spices and caramelized onions really tellS your stomach all is well. I don’t often get up to Bentonville, the Northwest Arkansas mecca of Indian food, so I have to be creative about filling my Indian food needs. By the way, if anyone knows someone with social media and Indian food skills, I would love to have their contact info!

This has been one of the coldest winters I can remember. It was 3 degrees when I drove to work yesterday and only 4 degrees when I drove up to Bentonville for a bloggers networking meeting. It was worth the drive. I got some great tips from experienced food bloggers. Thanks Stephanie and Cristina!

Back to the potatoes. Potatoes are a great vegetable to do curry with because they are neutral in flavor and will take on whatever you give them. Lots of potato curry recipes with onions as the base will tell you to cook the onions for a few minutes, but take heed…if you have the patience to caramelize them down for at least 20 minutes, you will love the result.

fried potato curry in skillet close up

PREP TIME: 10 MINUTES             COOK TIME: 50 MINUTES             SERVINGS: 8

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 lbs. small potatoes, peeled (unless they are red potatoes) and chopped into bite size chunks
  • 1/4 cup olive oil and 2 tbsp. olive oil, separated
  • 1 onion, slice very thin
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 inch ginger root, grated
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 15 cashews
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 2 tbsp. paprika
  • 1 tbsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp cayenne powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek
  • 1 cup whole milk yogurt

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place potatoes in a medium pot with a few cups of water and boil for 4-5 minutes. Remove and drain.
  2. Heat oil in a large pan and add potatoes. Fry them for about ten minutes or until golden brown on the edges and soft throughout. Set aside.
  3. In another pan, heat two tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat and cook onions for at least twenty minutes until brown and transparent, adding garlic and ginger for the last five minutes. Remove from heat and place mixture in a blender with tomato paste, cashews and a few tablespoons of water. Blend until smooth.
  4. Heat onion mixture in a pan over medium heat and fry for a few minutes. Add potatoes, bay leaf, cardamom, jalapeno, garam masala, coriander, paprika, salt, cayenne, turmeric and fenugreek and simmer for about ten minutes. Turn heat off and add yogurt slowly to prevent curdling. Serve with your favorite grilled meat or over rice!

fried potato curry in bowl close up

 

29 Comments

  1. Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate you writing this post and also the rest of the site is really good.

  2. I every time used to study post in news papers but now as I am a user of internet therefore from now I am using net for articles, thanks to web.

  3. Hi there, just became aware of your blog through Google, and found that it’s really informative.
    I am going to watch out for brussels. I will appreciate
    if you continue this in future. A lot of people
    will be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

  4. What’s up, just wanted to say, I enjoyed this article.
    It was practical. Keep on posting!

  5. I have been surfing on-line more than 3 hours today, yet I never found
    any attention-grabbing article like yours. It is beautiful value enough for me.
    In my opinion, if all website owners and bloggers
    made good content as you probably did, the net shall be a
    lot more useful than ever before.

  6. Keep on writing, great job! adreamoftrains content hosting

  7. When I originally commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added” checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get several emails with the same comment. Is there any way you can remove me from that service? Thanks!

  8. Today, while I was at work, my sister stole my apple ipad and tested to see if it can survive a twenty five foot drop, just so she can be a youtube sensation. My apple ipad is now destroyed and she has 83 views. I know this is completely off topic but I had to share it with someone!

  9. When I initially commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added” checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get four emails with the same comment. Is there any way you can remove me from that service? Thank you!

  10. Best view in the town !

  11. Love watching movies !

  12. This is the right webpage for anyone who hopes to find out about this topic. You realize so much its almost tough to argue with you (not that I personally will need to…HaHa). You definitely put a new spin on a topic that has been discussed for ages. Great stuff, just excellent!

  13. Love watching movies !

  14. Hi, all is going sound here and ofcourse every one is sharing data, that’s truly fine, keep up writing.

  15. Best view in the town !

  16. This web site definitely has all the info I needed concerning this subject and didn’t know who to ask.

  17. Saved as a favorite, I really like your blog!

  18. Very nice post. I definitely love this website. Keep it up!

  19. Best view in the town !

  20. This is a great tip especially to those fresh to the blogosphere. Simple but very precise information… Thank you for sharing this one. A must read article!

  21. I used to be able to find good information from your blog posts.

  22. I really like looking through a post that will make men and women think. Also, thank you for allowing for me to comment!

  23. After I originally left a comment I appear to have clicked on the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and now every time a comment is added I receive four emails with the same comment. Is there an easy method you are able to remove me from that service? Cheers!

  24. I was recommended this website by my cousin. I’m not sure whether this post is written by him as no one else know such detailed about my difficulty. You’re wonderful! Thanks!

  25. I am the owner of JustCBD brand (justcbdstore.com) and I’m presently trying to broaden my wholesale side of business. I really hope that someone at targetdomain share some guidance 🙂 I considered that the most suitable way to do this would be to talk to vape stores and cbd stores. I was really hoping if anybody at all could suggest a dependable web site where I can get Vape Shop B2B Data List I am currently considering creativebeartech.com, theeliquidboutique.co.uk and wowitloveithaveit.com. Not sure which one would be the most suitable choice and would appreciate any advice on this. Or would it be much simpler for me to scrape my own leads? Ideas?

  26. I gotta favorite this website it seems very helpful .

  27. the doctor said that we have an allergic baby that is why we choose hypoallergenic baby clothes“

  28. There is numerous separate years Los angeles Weight reduction eating plan with each a person is a necessity. The pioneer part can be your original getting rid of belonging to the extra pounds. la weight loss

  29. I just want to mention I’m very new to weblog and actually savored your web blog. Most likely I’m going to bookmark your blog . You absolutely have wonderful articles. Many thanks for sharing your blog site.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.