As a small fella on the islands, certainly one of my favourite dishes mother would make was curry potato as we are saying “Curry Aloo” in Trinidad and Tobago. It was normally a Saturday morning meal, with scorching Sada Roti and a facet Mango kuchela. With my love for this dish, there are occasions I add a can of chickpeas (channa) and on this recipe we’ll additionally add some child spinach to the combo, for the proper combine in my humble opinion. I’ve already confessed my luv for every type of spinach greens.
2-Three tablespoon veg oil
1/2 medium onion (diced)
four cloves garlic (diced)
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (geera)
1/2 scotch bonnet pepper (sliced skinny)
1/four teaspoon black pepper
2 1/2 tablespoon curry powder (madras mix)
1 teaspoon Caribbean Inexperienced Seasoning
Three giant potatoes (2 inch cubes)
1 can chickpeas (rinsed)
1/2 lb child spinach
1/2 teaspoon salt (modify later)
2 1/2 – Three cups water
Essential! If doing this recipe gluten free, please undergo the complete record of elements to verify they meet together with your particular gluten free dietary wants. Particularly the curry powder you utilize as some might have flour as an ingredient.
Warmth a large pan on a medium flame then add the veg oil and because it involves temperature, flip the warmth down to low and go in with the onion and garlic. Cook dinner for 2-Three minutes on that low warmth then add the cumin seeds, together with the scotch bonnet pepper and cook dinner one other 1-2 minutes. After which you’ll be able to add the curry powder. Warmth nonetheless on low. Cook dinner for Three-5 minutes to cook dinner off the uncooked curry style one can normally get on the finish if not cooked accurately.
If you happen to discover the pan is a bit too dry you’ll be able to add a bit extra veg oil. You need to have a extra grainy texture and the curry must be a bit darker by now. It’s time so as to add the potatoes to the pot. Flip up the warmth to med-high and stir in effectively, to coat all the things with that pretty curry base. Cook dinner for 2-Three minutes, then add the chickpeas (I used 1 giant can which I rinsed effectively underneath working water).
Add the water and the Caribbean Inexperienced Seasoning and convey to a boil.
Because it involves a boil, cowl the pan barely ajar and switch the warmth down so you have got a delicate bubble. Add the salt and cook dinner for 25 minutes.
At the moment it must be totally tender, so utilizing your spoon you might crush a number of the potato and chickpeas to thicken issues up. Style for salt and modify, then add the newborn spinach to the pot.
Put the lid again on and cook dinner for an additional 2-Three minutes.. mainly till the spinach wilts down and takes on the curry flavors a bit. This may thicken up additional because it cools, so do hold that in thoughts.
In about 30 minutes you’ll be having fun with among the finest curry / vegan dishes you’ll ever have. make sure to have some roti to dip and scoop.
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