Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Potato Masala

Potatoes - 3, large, boiled and peeled
Onion - 1, large, diced into chunks
Channa dal - 2 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Green chillies - 2, chopped
Ginger - 1 inch piece, finely chopped
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves and fresh coriander leaves - few springs
Oil - 2 TBSP
Water - 1 cup
Salt - to taste

  1. Heat oil in a skillet and splutter mustard seeds.
  2. Add channa and urad dals.  Fry until golden brown.
  3. Add the cut onions, green chillies, ginger and curry leaves.
  4. Saute until translucent, but still crunchy to the bite.
  5. Add 1 cup of water. turmeric powder and salt.  Bring it to a boil.
  6. Mash the boiled potatoes with hand and add it to the boiling water.
  7. Mix thoroughly.  Let it cook until the masala thickens.
  8. Masala should be slightly loose but at the same time thick in consistency.  Add water accordingly.
  9. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  10. Serve with poori or doasi.


  1. Looks yummy n perfect for Dosa..:)
    You have a vry nice blog n interesting recipes...
    glad to join you..visit my space also whenever u'll free..

  2. This potato curry is my ultimate comfort food! It tastes great with dosas, pooris, chapatis,... And its light yet delicious!


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