Monday, January 10, 2011

Egg & Potato Curry ( Anday Aloo Ka Salan )



A typical Pakistani recipe ... Delicious Egg and Potato Curry cooked with onions and tomatoes.

Egg & Potato Curry ( Anday Aloo Ka Salan )
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Serves : 4 - 5

Ingredients :
  • 4 - 5 eggs
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp.  ginger garlic paste
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 cloves
  • 2" cinnamon stick
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1 tsp.  cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp.  salt ( or to taste )
  • 1/4 tsp.  turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp.  red chillies powder
  • 1 tbsp.  coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp.  garam masala powder
  • Fresh coriander leaves,chopped

    Method :
    • Hard boil the eggs in a pan with water.
    • Drain water, let them cool and remove the shell.
    • Heat oil in a pan.
    • Fry eggs on medium heat until they turn golden brown.
    • Remove from oil and keep aside.
    • Peel and cut the potatoes into large cubes and keep them in tap water.
    • Reheat oil in the pan, add onions and fry until golden brown.
    • Remove from oil and put in a blender with tomatoes and cumin seeds.
    • Blend to a fine paste ( add little water if needed ).
    • Add garlic and ginger paste, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon stick to the oil; stir constantly.
    • Add chillies powder, turmeric, coriander powder and fry for few seconds.
    • Add blended paste of onion & tomatoes. Add salt and (1/2 cup) water.
    • Cover and cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes or until the water dries out and the oil begins to separate.
    • Add potatoes and stir the contents until the spices coat the potatoes well.
    • Add enough water ( to cook the potatoes ), cover and cook over low heat until the potatoes are tender.
    • Add fried eggs and enough water for curry/gravy, bring to a boil.
    • Add garam masala, coriander leaves to the potato curry, stir gently and transfer to serving dish.
    • Serve hot with chapati or paratha.


    Sending this to Veggie/Fruit a month hosted by Divya started by Priya, Dish name starts with E



    Thank you for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the recipe!!!

    14 comments :

    1. Looks very delicious, perfect with roti's.

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    2. @ Umm Mymoonah! Thanks a lot for leaving the nice comments :)

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    3. Love the look of the curry...so spicy n delicious, perfect with hot hot parathas :)


      US Masala

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    4. Thank you Ambreen for all the lovely comments in my blog, it makes me really happy. I'm so glad that you liked the carrot cakes.

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    5. Frying eggs?? Thats interesting! Curry looks delicious!

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    6. Hmm yummy curry....can have it any time......thanks for visiting my blog......u have a wonderful space....following u

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    7. @ Aipi! Thanks for your compliment. Hope to see you around more often :)

      @ Treat and Trick! Thanks for stopping by and liking the recipe!

      @ Umm Mymoonah! You're always welcome,dear. I really love your posts.

      @ Mahi! Frying the eggs gives it a crispy layer... We love it like that.Thank you and hope you will try it someday!

      @ savitha! Thanks for the visit and your nice comment. Thanks a lot for following,too :)

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    8. Lovely blog .........yummy recipes love it:)

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    9. how long to keep the potatoes boiling?

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    10. how long to keep boiling the potatoes?

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      1. About 15 - 20 minutes, depending on the size of the potatoes!

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    11. I just wanted to say you have such a great blog here! I have been reading through your Pakistani recipes and have pinned some to try soon!

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      1. Thank you so much for your kind words! Let me know how they turn out if you try :)

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    Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

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