Potato Curry (Assami Ril Do)

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Serve this tangy potato curry with Indian flat breads such as naan or roti. Ginger-garlic paste is sold at some Indian markets and online.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 50 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 10 small baby potatoes, peeled
  • 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 dried red chili, roughly pounded
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric
  • 1 small tomato, finely chopped
  • ½ cup plain yogurt, whipped
  • ½ cup water
  • Table salt, to taste

Directions

  • Boil the potatoes in water to cover until just fork-tender; drain. Lightly prick the potatoes with a fork. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat the oil on high. Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for about 10 seconds. Add the dried red chili and turmeric; mix well. Add the tomatoes and sauté for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the yogurt and cook for about 5 minutes. Add the potatoes. Sauté for 1 minute. Add the water and lower the heat. Cover, and cook for about 20 minutes. Add salt to taste. Serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 10 small baby potatoes, peeled
  • 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp. ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 dried red chili, roughly pounded
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric
  • 1 small tomato, finely chopped
  • ½ cup plain yogurt, whipped
  • ½ cup water
  • Table salt, to taste

Directions

  • Boil the potatoes in water to cover until just fork-tender; drain. Lightly prick the potatoes with a fork. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat the oil on high. Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for about 10 seconds. Add the dried red chili and turmeric; mix well. Add the tomatoes and sauté for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the yogurt and cook for about 5 minutes. Add the potatoes. Sauté for 1 minute. Add the water and lower the heat. Cover, and cook for about 20 minutes. Add salt to taste. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories180
Total Fat11g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium430mg
Total Carbohydrate27g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars3g
Protein3g