Saturday, March 26, 2011

Aloo (Potato) Masala

A healthy breakfast is always recommended for an active day. Potato a rich source of carbohydrate and an easy to digest food is very much ideal for morning breakfast. A simple easy to make recipe which goes well along with Dosa(Indian pan cake) and chappathi,puri(Indian bread).


1.Potato – 2(boiled and partially mashed)
2.Onion – 1(chopped vertically)
3.Green chillies – 3(vertically cut open)
4.Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
5.Channa dal – 1 tsp
6.Urad dal split – 1 tsp
7.Mustard seeds - ½ tsp
8.Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
9.Ginger – small piece(finely chopped)
10.Salt – to taste
11.Curry leaves – to garnish


1.Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add mustard seeds, wait until the seeds crackle. Then add urad dal, channa dal and cumin seeds, fry them till they turn golden brown.
2.Add onion, green chillies, ginger and saute them till onion get its golden brown color. To this add turmeric powder and salt according to taste.
3.Now add the boiled and partially mashed potatoes. Stir them uniformly till they get mixed up completely with the onions and chillies.
4.Add about ½ cup of water and allow them to cook for some 10-12 minutes until they become thick.
5.Transfer them to a bowl garnish them with curry leaves.
6.Serve it hot with Puri, Dosa(Indian pan cakes), Chappathi(Indian bread).


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Reshmi Mahesh said...

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Magic of Spice said...

What a wonderful dish, love these flavors :)

Latha said...

Thanks for visiting my blog...nice potato masala goes great with poori.

savitha ramesh said...

Mouthwatering the colour and texture.Thanks for stopping by.U have exotic dishes.Love them all and glad to follow u too.

Shirley said...

Lovely blog. Thanks for visiting and following. Following you too. Keep in touch.

Rani acharyulu said...

Nice Potato masala.Looks yummy.I am first time here.You have nice blog.I like to invite you to visit my blog.

Chitra said...

Potato masala looks very nice..i want to have with poori rite now :)

Aruna Manikandan said...

Thx for visiting my space dear...

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potato masala looks delicious. love to have with poori's :)

Ila said...

Wow wonderful and yummy potato masala and thanx for ur nice words on my blog and thanks for visiting my space :)

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and for ur wonderful comments !! Following u too !!

Aloo masala looks so inviting and delicious !!

HomeKreation said...

Hello Valar,
TQ for dropping by my blog. You have lovely blog here with nice pics. This dish looks delish....Roz

Priya said...

Hi Valar thanks for visiting my space, also thanks for ur kind words..U have a beautiful space with loads of delicious dishes...potato masala makes me drool..

SouthindianHome said...

Potato masala looks delicious. Wish I had it with poori

Now Serving said...

Hi Valar, Potato masala looks very appetizing! Thanks for stopping by my blog and your lovely comments dear - please do visit often and please follow the blog since you like it :)

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