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Bombil Batata Gravy

Dry Bombay ducks and potatoes cooked in ground red masala, goes well with chapatis, Rice bhakri/ Aapas


15 dry Bombay ducks

2 potatoes chopped

3 tomatoes finely chopped

3 green chilies finely chopped

2 medium size onions finely chopped

1/2 tsp chili powder

Salt to your liking

1 tsp vinegar or apple cider vinegar

1/4 cup finely chopped coriander leaves

4 garlic cloves mashed

Ingredients for the masala

2 dry kashmiri chilies

1/4 tsp cumin seeds

1/4 tsp pepper corn

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1 onions medium size finely chopped

1 garlic clove

1tsp raw rice

Very little tamarind


Cut the Bombay ducks after cleaning into two piece, dry roast for 2 mins the Bombay ducks on very low flame in a nice hot pan.

Next add oil , add the mashed garlic cloves and stir fry lightly. Then add the finely chopped onions and fry till lightly browned.

Add the finely chopped tomatoes, a little bit of salt and allow to cook till soft.

Mix in the ground masala and 1 cup water, cook for 2 mins on medium flame.

Then add the potatoes and cook for 2 mins.

Add now the green chilies, chili powder ,salt to taste and the dry Bombay ducks.

Cover and cook for 15 mins , occasionally stir fry . Once the potatoes and the Bombay ducks are done lastly add the vinegar and finely chopped coriander leaves .

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