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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Urulai kilangu/Potato podimas


Boiled potatoes - 6 (Small)
Shallots - 6
Green Chili - 4
Curry leaves - few
Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Jeera / Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Hing/Asafoetida - sprinkle
Salt to taste
Urad dhal - 1 tsp
Chana dhal - 1/2 tsp
Olive Oil - 1/2 - 3/4 tbsp


Wash and pressure cook the potatoes for 4-5 whistles. Peel off the skin and mash it so that you get tiny chunks of potato
In a pan, add oil, when it is hot add mustard seeds. When it splutters add cumin seeds, chana dhal, urad dhal, curry leaves and hing.
When the color of dhal changes add shallots and fry for 2 minutes on a medium flame. As you fry add green chili and turmeric(if required).
Now add the crushed potatoes, salt blend it with the shallots and oil and fry it for 3-4 minutes. Serve it with rasam or sambhar or even rotis