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Indian Cooking Recipe : Goanese Potatoes

½ kg potatoes, peeled and cut into large cubes
2 tomatoes
½ cup boiled peas
2 tbsp ghee
salt to taste

To be ground to a paste
¼ grated coconut,
7 dry red chillies
4 to 5 peppercorns
1 cinnamon stick
2 cloves
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 onion, roasted on an open flame
1 tsp white poppy seeds
4 large garlic cloves
2 tsp oil

Heat 1 tsp of oil in a frying pan and sauté cinnamon, poppy seeds, cloves, peppercorns, coriander seeds, red chilies for a few minute.
Shift to a plate. Put 1 tsp of oil in the pan and fry the grated coconut.
Take out and let it cool for a few minutes. Combine all these ingredients, onion and garlic and grind to make a smooth paste.
Chop the tomatoes into big pieces and cook them in 2 cups of water.
When cooked, prepare a soup by passing it through a strainer.
Heat the ghee in a large pan and sauté the potatoes till they become soft.
Put the ground paste, tomato soup, peas and salt.
Cook till the potatoes are cooked.
Ready to serve.