A touch of spice ; or a mixture of spices ( like curry powder ) , is all you need to vary this hearty mix of vegetables.

Serves : 6

Ingredients

1 large onion , chopped
60 g ( 2 oz ) butter
2 to 3 teaspoon curry powder ( add chopped fresh basil leaves instead of curry powder , as a variation )
750 g ( 1 1/2 lb ) new potatoes , peeled and thickly sliced
440 g tomatoes , chopped ( or can tomatoes )
3/4 cup boiling water
500 g ( 1 lb ) frozen peas
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Salt and freshly ground pepper
Chopped parsley to decorate

Method

In a large , deep frying pan , saute onion in butter until soft. Stir in curry powder and add potatoes.

Cook , turning occasionally , until potatoes are golden , about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes with liquid , and the boiling water . Simmer , uncovered , for about 8 minutes .

Add peas and simmer until tender. Stir in lemon juice , salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with parsley before serving.