Recipe: Bombay Aloo

Bombay Aloo by N.C. Strugnell

Ingredients

  • 1 lb small new potatoes
  • 4 fl oz yoghurt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn oil
  • 2 fresh green chillies
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • 3/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 ground bay leaves
  • salt

Method

  • Boil the potatoes until 3/4 done.
  • Mix the yoghurt, sugar, turmeric, ground coriander, garam masala and bay leaves.
  • Dip the potatoes into the yoghurt mix with a fork and then put in the hot oil.
  • Cover and cook for 10’15 mins until tender.
  • Add the chopped fresh chillies and stir carefully.
  • Mix the fresh coriander into any remaining yoghurt and pour over.
  • Cook for further 5 mins then serve, salting to taste.

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