Sunday, March 1, 2009
Sweet Potato Masala / Genasina Oggarane
1 medium sized Sweet Potato / Genasu
1/2 medium sized Onion
1 Green Chilly
1/4 tsp Chilly Powder
2-3 Coriander leaves
1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
1/4 tsp Black Gram seeds
2 tsp Oil
2 Curry leaves
2- 3 tsp grated Coconut
Salt to taste
Peel sweet potato and chop it into medium sized thin pieces as shown in the picture below. Put it in a bowl containing water for about 5 mins.
Chop onion into medium sized thin pieces, cut green chilly into small pieces as shown in the picture below. Chop the coriander leaves into small pieces as shown in the picture below.
Put mustard seeds, black gram seeds and oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, chopped onion and chopped green chilly. Fry them for about 4-5 mins in medium flame until onion turns golden in color. Add chopped sweet potatoes, chilly powder, salt, 1/2 cup of water and cook. Once the water content is almost dried, add grated coconut and keep the masala in low flame for about 2-3 mins.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.