South Indian Potato Curry
1 pound potatoes, cut into large chunks
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon black mustard seeds
1 large onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon turmeric, optional
1 teaspoon ground cayenne
salt, to taste
cilantro, to garnish
1. Steam or boil potatoes until tender, but not too soft. In large frying pan, heat oil briefly. Add mustard seeds. When they start to pop, add onions.
2. When onions are soft, add everything else. On medium heat, continue to cook and stir for about 5-10 minutes. Stir from bottom to keep from sticking.
3. Serve hot with cilantro, rice or pita, vegan yogurt, chopped cucumber, Indian pickles, etc.