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27 October, 2017

POTATO-POMEGRANATE CURRY/KANDHARI ALOO SUBJI

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Today I’m going to write the recipe of very colorful, flavorful Kandhari aloo curry/subji, which I prepare very often. I learnt this curry/subji from one of Ms. Nita Mehta’s cook book. It is a zero oil recipe. I have moderated it to some extent. Goes very well with any kind of roti, Phulka, chapati, dosa/dosay.

Afghanistan could be considered as the country of the pomegranate fruit, not only because of the traditional cultivation of this fruit, but also because of the excellent quality of the land races grown in the main production area of Kandahar Province. Afghanistan produces exceptionally high quality fruits, which have been traditionally Afghanistan’s main food exports …and Pomegranate is definitely one among them. It is said that… Afghanistan produce pomegranate with no other variety can match that taste, color, size, shape etc, and Kandhari Anar is probably the best pomegranate you’ll ever taste !

 

You may also like to check – aloo-gobhi-matar , fresh grapes curry , Kootu curry (Kerala) , mixed vegetable curry , watermelon curry , raw & ripe mango curd curry , Potato-tomato curry , Paneer curry , white pumpkin curd curry , steamed dumplings curry , Potato curry/subji/sagu , chayote squash/seemebadane/chow chow curry/sagu

Other recipes using pomegranate – corn-pomegranate usli , Beetroot-Pomegranate raita , chana-corn-pomegranate salad , Bread-Pomegranate masala rice , Pomegranate salt lassy  

 

Ingredients :

  • Potatoes – 2 big (diced and boiled) or you can also use baby Potatoes
  • Pomegranate – 2 cups and 1/2 cup for garnishing
  • Tomato – 1 big (grind and make puree)
  • Ginger – juliennes for garnishing
  • Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Kasoori methi (dried fenugreek leaves) – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp

For grinding :

  • Grated fresh coconut – 2 tbsp
  • Almonds – 8 nos.,
  • Rice flour – 1 tbsp
  • Green chilli – 4 nos.,
  • Ginger – 1 tbsp

 

PROCEDURE :

  • Grind 2 cups of pomegranate seeds. I never like to strain the pureed pomegranate, but like to add it as such, but if you wish you can strain it
  • Grind together all the ingredients listed under the heading ‘for grinding’ into a fine paste using little water,
  • Heat a kadai/pan and add in the ground paste and fry until dry

 

  • Now add in pureed tomato and saute well, now add in some water to the desired consistency and boil the mixture well till it becomes little thick

  

  • Put boiled potato cubes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, kasoori methi and salt, combine everything and add in pureed pomegranate

 

  • Cook till everything gets blended well, remove from the fire

  • Garnish with ginger juliennes, pomegranate seeds and coriander leaves