November 4, 2011

Potato Podimas

The number of recipes that can be made out of potatoes are just amazing. And everything tastes excellent. I am not a potato lover but i like to use them in some dishes for their binding nature.But this one poriyal is my favourite. Easy to fix and tastes yummy with rice and rasam.

Prep Time: Under 10 mins
Cook Time: Under 20 mins
Serves 2


What you need?

2 large potatoes boiled and mashed
Green chillies 4 chopped finely
Ginger grater 1 tsp
Turmeric powder a large pinch
Hing a pinch
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Urad dal 1 tsp
Channa dal 1 tsp
Curry leaves a sprig
Oil 2 tbsp
Salt as needed

For garnish

Cilantro chopped 2 tbsp
Lemon juice 3 to 4 tsp

How to make it?

Pressure cook the potatoes to boil them.
Peel them and mash them lightly once done.
Now, mix the required amount of salt and combine well but take care not to mash the potatoes too much.
Heat oil in a kadai.
Add mustard seeds and after they splutter, add the dals and hing
Once the dals turn a light brown, add green chillies, curry leaves and turmeric powder.
Saute for 2 mins.
Next, add the mashed potatoes and combine well.
Now, saute the potatoes on medium flame for 3 to 5 mins.
Let it cool.
Once cooled, add the lemon juice to this and combine gently.
Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with rice.

Serving suggestions: Goes well with rice and RasamRib Gourd Dal,  Curry leaves garlic kuzhambu 

3 comments :

hemalata said...

Delicious potato podimas,looks so yummy and nice presentation too...

Hyma said...

this is one of my favourite and super quickie too in making! add a tsp of fresh grated coconut and it gives such a great flavour!

Vatsala. said...

awesome dish.
Invitation for a potluck