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Serves :

Preparation Time :
30 minutes

Cooking Time :
25 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Halve the potatoes and boil until just tender. Peel them.
  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan and add the mustard and cumin seeds, the lentils and cinnamon stick.
  • Add the curry leaves. Follow immediately with the onions and cook until soft and lightly golden.
  • Add the ginger, tomatoes, chilli, coriander, fennel, turmeric and salt and stir-fry over a high heat for three minutes.
  • Add a cup water, bring to a boil and simmer gently for 10 - 12 minutes. Add the cooked potatoes to the sauce to absorb the flavours until the liquid in the pan has dried up.
  • Add the coconut milk and enough water to get a medium consistency sauce. Adjust the seasoning and stir in the chopped coriander.


  • 475 grams potatoes
  • 50 ml IDHAYAM sesame oil
  • 200 ml coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon brown mustard seeds
  • 25 grams onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chana dhal, washed and dried
  • 4 cm cinnamon stick
  • Few fresh curry leaves  
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon fennel seeds, ground
  • Pinch of turmeric
  • Salt, to taste
  • Large handful of chopped fresh coriander, to serve

1 comment for “Southern Potato Curry”

  • assin
    Posted 21 August 2013 at 04:41:36

    I like u idhym
    awesome n yummy recipe ummhhh

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