Vatana Ani Batata Ambat Recipe - Potatoes and green peas cooked in coconut gravy in Mangalorean style.

This recipe is from the book Konkan Cookbook.

Main Ingredients : Shelled green peas, Potatoes

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course_Veg

Vatana Ani Batata Ambat

Vatana Ani Batata Ambat Recipe - How to make Vatana Ani Batata Ambat


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Shelled green peas boiled3/4 cup

  • Potatoes boiled3 medium

  • Scraped coconut 3/4 cup

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Coriander seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Dried red chillies 4

  • Tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic 3-4 cloves

  • Coconut oil 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger finely chopped 1/2 inch piece

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1


Step 1

Grind the coconut, one tablespoon chopped onion, coriander seeds, red chillies and tamarind pulp with a little water. Add garlic cloves and continue grinding to a fine paste.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a deep non stick pan, add the remaining chopped onion and sauté till golden. Add the green peas, potato cubes, turmeric powder and stir well.

Step 3

Add the coconut masala, two cups of water and salt and mix. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer for three to four minutes.

Step 4

Adjust consistency. The gravy should not be too thick or too thin. Garnish with ginger and green chillies and serve hot.

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