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curried-peas-potatoes recipe

Date:    Tue, 23 Aug 94 21:28:01 CDT
 From:    Jessica Shawl (jshawl@eecs.ukans.edu)
 Adapted from Extending the Table...  A World Community Cookbook By
 Joetta Handrich Schlabach pg180
 Curried Peas and Potatoes (India)  Serves 4-6
 In medium saucepan, heat:
 	2T water
 Add and saute':
 	2 1/2 tsp ginger root, chopped
 	2 1/2 tsp garlic, chopped
 	1/2 c. onion, chopped
 	1/4 tsp salt
 When onions are brown, add:
 	1 tsp ground cumin
 	1/2 tsp ground turmeric
 	1/8-1/4 tsp ground red pepper (depends on how hot you like it)
 Stir in:
 	3 medium tomatoes, chopped
 	1 1/2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped OR 1 1/2 tsp ground coriander
 Cook 5 minutes, until liquid evaporates.
 	1 large potato, cubed
 	3/4 c water
 Stir well, Bring to a boil.  Simmer, covered, 10 minutes.
 	3 c. frozen peas
 Simmer 5 minutes, or until potatoes and peas are tender.  Garnish with 
 1Tbsp cilantro, chopped, and 1/2 tsp garam masala (optional).  Serve over
 rice as main dish, or as side dish with curry meal.
 Options: (I haven't tried the following)
 Substitute 2 c canned tomatoes for fresh tomatoes.
 Reduce or omit water when cooking potatoes and peas.
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