Potatoes in Sweet Sour Tomato Gravy

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 20 mins

this is something we normally cook at my inlaws place...the masalas quantity may vary...as per the quality and your taste...this is the approx. measurement i use...try and let me know...use the chili mildly if you dont want a really hot curry...preparation time includes boiling the potatoes...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a wok/kadai.
  2. Crackle the mustard seeds, throw in the cinnamon sticks.
  3. Add the curry leaves and the chopped tomatoes, stir and cover with a lid.
  4. Cook with the lid on for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove the lid and mash the tomatoes to form a not-so-fine paste.
  6. When the oil starts coming out of the tomatoes add in all the dry powders and the sugar.
  7. Stir for a minute or two.
  8. Add in the potatoes and stir.
  9. Pour the water and bring to a boil.
  10. The consistency of the preparation should not be very thick or watery.
  11. Serve with hot paranthas or any type of bread….


Most Helpful

These were absolutely delicious. We served them with a lemon/plum chicken recipe and it was just outstanding. Great flavor, really spicy but certainly not overwhelming!! I used the ketchup, too. Thanks! We'll be doing this a lot.

Barb R September 08, 2007

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