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POTATO KOOTU

Potato fry is a common recipe.But today I thought of sharing with you all a very traditional recipie which I learnt from my mother. Simple and easy one.

INGREDIENTS:

Potato cut into pieces :1 to 2 cups

Peas:1/3rd cup

Coconut scrapings: 3 to 4 Tbs

Green chillies:2 or 3 accdg to taste

Mustard seeds urad dhal for seasoning

cumin seeds :1/2 tsp

garlic:2 to 3 pods

Curry leaves a few

Salt as desired

oil :1 tbs

Method

  1. Cook and Peel potatoes then cut into cubes.
  2. Boil peas seperately.
  3. Grind coconut scrapings, cumin seeds ,green chillies and garlic pod into a fine paste.
  4. In a kadai put oil add mustard seeds urad dhal then curry leaves.
  5. Add potatoes and peas with required salt and little water.
  6. Then add the grinded masala to it.
  7. when it gets thickened remove from fire.

Side dish for rice.

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BABY POTATO FRY

Potato fry is a favourite dish for many.I thought of sharing this receipe with you all. This method involves little bit of grinding too.

Ingredients:

For grinding masala:

1.Big onion: 2 or 3 cut inot small pieces

2.Garlic:5 pods

3.Red chillies: 5or 6 accdg to taste

For frying:

  1. Baby Potatoes:1/2 kg
  2. Big onions:2 or 3 chopped
  3. Oil  for frying.
  4. Mustard seeds and urad dhal 1 tbsp
  5. Curry leaves
  6. coriander leaves finely chopped
  7. Turmeric powder:1/2 to 1 tsp

Salt as needed

Method:

1.Wash the baby potatoes and pressure cook with enough water.After releasing the pressure drain the water and peel the skin.

2. Grind the masala.

3.Slightly  prick the baby potatoes so that the grounded masala seeps in.Marinate the potatoes with the grinded masala.

4.In a kadai add a little oil add mustard seeds and urad dhal. When splutters add onions and cuury leaves to it.Fry till onions are transparent.

5.Now add masala coated potatoes.add desired salt to it.Fry in low flame.When potatoes are roasted remove from fire. Add coriander leaves chopped.

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Can serve with rice and sambar combination.also tastes good with rasam and curd rice too.

A favourite dish liked by all in our family.You too try and let me know.

This same procedure can be followed for ordinary poatoes cut or cubed ones.