potato stew recipe, how to make potato stew recipe kerala style

potato stew recipe with step by step photos - kerala style potato stew made with coconut milk and spices.

potato stew recipe with step by step photos – kerala style potato stew made with coconut milk and spices.

potato stew recipe

the recipe of this potato stew is so easy to prepare and yet tastes so good. i prepare potato stew to go with appam or ghee rice. the recipe is similar to the veg stew i had posted earlier. the flavors of the spices and curry leaves blend well with the creaminess and sweetness of coconut milk.

if you have ready coconut milk, then its very easy to prepare the stew. you can prepare this stew with fresh coconut milk or with store brought coconut milk.

serve potato stew with appam, idiyappam, soft dosa or ghee rice.

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potato stew

Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:25 mins
Total Time:30 mins
potato stew recipe with step by step photos - kerala style potato stew made with coconut milk and spices.
potato stew recipe
Course:breakfasts,main course
Cuisine:kerala,south indian
Servings:4

INGREDIENTS FOR potato stew

(1 CUP = 250 ML)
  • 250 grams potatoes OR 4 medium potatoes OR 8 small potatoes, chopped or diced
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • ½ cup thinly sliced pearl onions or shallots or onions
  • 1 small tej patta (indian bay leaf)
  • 1 inch ginger - julienned
  • 1 teaspoon whole black pepper - crushed
  • 2 cloves (lavang) - crushed
  • 1 green chilli - slit (OPTIONAL)
  • 1 sprig curry leaves OR 10 to 12 curry leaves (kadi patta)
  • 2 cups water or 2 cups thin coconut milk
  • 1 cup thick coconut milk
  • salt as required

HOW TO MAKE potato stew

  • take 1 teaspoon whole black pepper and 2 cloves in a mortar-pestle. crush coarsely. keep aside.
  • heat 2 tablespoons coconut oil in a pan.
  • add ½ cup thinly sliced pearl onions or shallots or onions, 1 small tej patta, ginger juliennes, 10 to 12 curry leaves and 1 green chilli - slit (OPTIONAL). 
  • also add the crushed black pepper and cloves.
  • sauté the onions till translucent. do not brown them.
  • then add chopped potatoes and mix them with the  onions and spices.
  • now add 2 cups water or thin coconut milk.
  • season with salt.
  • cover the pan with its lid and simmer on a low to medium flame till the potatoes are cooked. in between do check and stir while the potatoes are cooking.
  • simmer till the potatoes have softened. the potatoes need to be cooked well, but do not overcook the potatoes.
  • keep the flame to a low and add 1 cup thick coconut milk.
  • mix very well and gently heat through for a minute or two. do not heat too much or else the coconut milk can curdle.
  • serve potato stew with appams, idiyappams, soft dosa or ghee rice.
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how to make potato stew recipe

1. take 1 teaspoon whole black pepper and 2 cloves in a mortar-pestle. crush coarsely. keep aside.

black pepper for potato stew recipe

2. heat 2 tablespoons coconut oil in a pan.

making kerala style potato stew recipe

3. add ½ cup thinly sliced pearl onions or shallots or onions and 1 small tej patta. you can skip tej patta if you want, but it gives a nice subtle aroma in the stew.

onions for making kerala style potato stew recipe

4. next add 1 inch ginger (julienned), 1 green chilli – slit (OPTIONAL) and 10 to 12 curry leaves.

making potato stew recipe

5. also add the crushed black pepper and cloves.

onions for making kerala style potato stew recipe

6. sauté the onions till translucent. do not brown them.

making kerala style potato stew recipe

7. then add chopped potatoes (250 grams) or 4 medium potatoes, chopped.

potatoes for making kerala style potato stew recipe

8. mix the potatoes with the onions and spices.

potatoes for making kerala style potato stew recipe

9. now add 2 cups water or thin coconut milk.

potatoes for preparing kerala style potato stew recipe

10. season with salt.

salt for preparing kerala style potato stew recipe

11. cover the pan with its lid and simmer on a low to medium flame till the potatoes are cooked. in between do check and stir while the potatoes are cooking.

preparing kerala style potato stew recipe

12. simmer till the potatoes have softened. the potatoes need to be cooked well, but do not overcook the potatoes.

preparing kerala style potato stew recipe

13. keep the flame to a low and add 1 cup thick coconut milk.

preparing potato stew recipe

14. mix very well and gently heat through for a minute or two. do not heat too much or else the coconut milk can curdle.

potato stew recipe

15. serve potato stew with appam, idiyappam, soft dosa or ghee rice.

potato stew recipe


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