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Quick and Simple Potatoes

This recipe is a very hit at my place. Awesome taste can be made in 5-6 minutes if you have boiled potatoes ready. A friend send me Maayboli link recently and vouched for the taste. I am glad I tried his suggestion. Original recipe can be found here - http://www.maayboli.com/node/42898
I am just converting it to English with my additional notes -

3-4 Medium Potatoes
2 Small Tomatoes (I used Roma but it should not matter)
1/2 cup Chopped Cilantro
1 tbsp Coriander Seeds
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
1/2 tsp Aamchur Powder (I did not use as my tomatoes were very sour)
1-2 tsp Red Chili Powder (or per taste)
1/2 tsp Garam Masala
1/2 tsp Sugar
Pinch of Turmeric Powder
2 tbsp Oil
Salt Per Taste

Preparation -
Boil potatoes as usual. Cool down and peel.
Chop potatoes in 1/2" cubes.
Chop tomatoes in 1/2" cubes.
Mix tomatoes, potatoes and chopped cilantro.
Grind coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds to coarse powder. Mix red chili powder, salt and turmeric powder and garam masala to the ground masala.
Heat oil in a pan on medium heat, add mixed masala powders. Once masala starts to sizzle (couple of minutes) then add potato tomato mixture.
Mix thoroughly and quickly and let it cook for 2-4 minutes.
Add sugar and mix well. Increase heat and stir constantly until tomatoes are cooked and juices are evaporated.
Enjoy with chapati.

Notes - 
They taste awesome in pocket sandwiches in sourdough bread. I make mike with in sandwich maker

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  1. aadhich try karun zali aahe. sunder chav aahe bhaaji la.

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