The city of Mathura, in Uttar Pradesh, the nucleus of Brajbhoomi, is located at a distance of 145 km south-east of Delhi and 58 km north-west of Agra. Mathura is widely known as birth place of lord Krishna.
- 6 potatoes, boiled and peeled.
- 3 green chillies, finely chopped.
- 1/2 tsp dry ginger powder.
- 1 tsp mango powder (amchur).
- 1 tsp red chilli powder or to taste
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 2 tsps sugar
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 1/4 tsp asafoetida
- 1 cup coriander leaves, chopped
- Salt to taste.
Cut the boiled potatoes into cubes. Mash them slightly. Keep aside.
Heat 4 tbsp. oil in a heavy pan and add asafoetida and cumin seeds. When they pop, add the mashed potatoes, turmeric, ginger, mango powder, sugar and salt.Add water to make into a thin gravy. Remove from the heat.
Heat 1 tbsp oil. When it is hot, pour it over the potatoes and immediately sprinkle with chilli powder and coriander leaves. Serve hot with pooris.