1. Wash , boil , peel and cut into large pieces .
2. Grind in to a fine paste , chillies , tamarind and grated coconut .
3. Add ground spices to the potatoes with enough water to barely cover solids . Add salt .
4. Bring to boiling point . Reduce heat and simmer till spices are cooked .
5. Remove from fire . Mix asafoetida in a little water . Add to curry along with fresh coconut oil. .Mix well.