Friday, June 20, 2008

Potato Upma Curry

Hi friends,im back after a lovely trip.The trip was back here with lovely memories and cherishable moments.
Meanwhile I thought of the recipies running here....i think i missed some wonderful recipes in these days..but no probzz,this weekend i thought of going through the recipes that i have missed.
And coming to todays recipe..This is my fav vegetable,guess everyones fav.wtever may be the dish..if it comes with POTATO,then the dish will be simply delicious.This is a very simple and delicious recipe and my grannie used to prepare this esp on saturdays... dontno why??The name iteself tells us(the ingredients here are similar to semolina upma,but instead semolina we'll use potato) wt are the ingredients required to prepare this curry,lets check...

Hey forgot to dad is very good at doing this curry :)

For Seasoning
Urad,Chana Dal,Mustard Seeds-1 tbsp
Jeera-1/2 tbsp
Turmeric-1/2 tbsp
Green chillies 4
Red Chillies 3-4
Ginger Paste 1/4 tbsp(optional)
Curry Leaves
Lemon juice 3-4 tbsp(as per ur taste)
Take Peeled Potatoes,cut them into cubes and pressure cook and mash them
Mean while chop onions,green chillies.
Now in a frying pan heat oil and add seasoning stuff in the above order..add onions now itself.Let them fry till onions turns to pinkish color.
Now add mashed potatoes,salt and mix throughly.
Garnish with curry leaves,cliantro and lemon juice..mix well
Goes well with rice,roti.
Note:My mom sometimes add tamarind juice instead of lemon....i prefer lemon :D

Jamie from Flavor Pantry tagged me are some more things abt me:
What was I doing ten years ago?
Hmmm...means 1998,doing my high school studies.When it comes to school and esp high school i enjoyed the most than anyone.Our school has a gr8 record of all round performence in the city and wtever science fair,elocution,painting,Dance,singing..v were the first to participate and grabbed alott of prizes.comin to my dept...i used to participate in dance,essay writing and comin to sports..throwball,volleyball etc.I have a gr8 bunch of frnz at that time and to everyones surprise v r still in contact with one another..i think that is one of the best part of my life.
If somebody asks me abt my schooling i can't end the topic like itzz a bit elobarative ;)

What are five things on my to-do list for today (non-work related)?
1.To complete this as soon as possib a go for bath,my mom is scolding there ;)
2.To start sid's book Morning,Noon & Night brought from my frnd.
3.Hey I prepare lunch
4.Go for little shopping
5.To clean my room..itzz really messy :(
What are five snacks I enjoy?
Anything Spicy...
2.Pav bhajji
3.Nutty Crunch
4.Bhajji Mixture

What things would I do if I were a billionaire?
Let me become..then ill think wt to do with that,but the first thing i'ld love is travelling with my family..esp with my dad(nanna took me to many places in india..n i wan to make him travel around the world),lotss of shopping to me n my mom till i get bored...and the list goes on folks.

Places I’ve lived:
Travelled alott..
But coming to home..itzz Hyderabad

Jobs I’ve had:

Im a S/W engineer in one of the fortune 500 companies...and this is my first job.

Tag You’re It!






If anyone from the abv list did already..then ignore this.

Have a gr8 weekend...


Asha said...

Welcome back!:)

I thought you added Potoa to upma, this is new and looks yum!:)

Great MeMe. I love the list of snacks, my faves too!:D

Uma said...

good to know that you enjoyed your trip. potato upma eppudu vinaledu. baagundi. enjoyed reading your meme. 5 things to-do list bagundi. amma arustondaa, he he!

Thanks for tagging me. I will do it, whenever possible.

Cham said...

Welcome back! I thought like Asha :) It is wonderful with Pulusu right Dear? We make it too :) Thanks for tagging me, nice to know more about u...

Sailaja said...

Welcome back Sashree. I am sure u will have a great time in Vizag.
I make the same curry whenever I make Puris. I also posted in my blog long time back.

Thanks for tagging me.

Madhavi said...

Very nice recipe, thanxxxx for sharing!!! Nice to know more abt u!!

Medhaa said...

hi, dont know where my comment went. Anyways thanks for tagging me.

Am Glad you are back and enjoyed your trip.

Suma Rajesh said...

hope u had a blast ....welcome back ...i too thaught the same of asha anad cham...ur recipe looks great and potatoe is mine too fav...

Jamie said...

Your Upma looks super yummy. I loved reading your MeMe!

Hetal said...

hey i was also on vacation...gr8,hope u had a nice trip.This recipe looks bhabhi makes it..

Sailaja said...

Hi Sashree,

I posted all questions .
Thanks for tagging

Sailaja said...

Something is waiting for u in my blog.

Check it out

Andhra Flavors said...

awesome entry! You have something in my blog:)

Medhaa said...

you have some thing on my back time..:)

Hetal said...

I have a treat for you in my blog,check it out..

Sailaja said...

Hi Sashree,

What happend ? Are you on break?


Cham said...

Girl where u? Busy at work!

Usha said...

Enjoyed reading your tag responses,nice twist to the upma with potatoes looks really good :)

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