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August 08, 2009

Spicy Potato Fry

Ingredients:

  1. Potatoes - 2 nos (cut into medium cube sizes)
  2. Red Chilli Powder - 1tsp
  3. Turmeric powder - 1 pinch
  4. Coriander powder - 1/4 tsp
  5. Fennel Seeds - 1/4 tsp
  6. Ginger - 1.5 inch
  7. Garlic - 5 to 6 nos
  8. Curry leaves - 4 to 5 nos
  9. Urad Dal - 2 pich
  10. Mustard - 1/4 tsp
  11. Oil for Frying
  12. Salt to Taste
Method:
Boil the Potatoes in water or pressure cook it ( u can also microwave it for 5 to 6 mins ) . Allow the potatoes to cool & then peel the skin ,cut it into medium cube size pieces. To the cut potatoes add redchilli powder(if needed add extra chilli powder ,all depends on ur taste & tolerance) ,coriander powder ,turmeric powder ,salt & mix all together & keep aside. Now grind the Ginger ,Garlic & fennel seeds coarsely (not smoothly ) & keep it ready.Heat oil in a skillet or kadai & to that add mustard ,urad dal & wait till it splutter . Now add the coarsely grinded ginger garlic paste to it & fry it till it turns light golden color . Then add the potatoes,curry leaves & toss it well with extra oil to it & fry until the raw spice smell goes away from it .Close it with a lid & cook it in a low flame for abou 10 to 12 mins. Cook the potatoes until they turn golden brown on all sides (High heat & too much stirring can cause the potatoes to turn black & lose their shape ). Garnish it with coriander leaves .This dish goes well with curd rice ,sambar saatham, pulav ........goes on......

4 comments:

Priya said...

Woww delicious potato fry looks extra ordinary yaa!

Chitra said...

Hi priya, thanks for visiting my blog and ur blog is looking neat..Bright pics..:)U can put it little bigger , that will be of more attractive, my humble suggestion..will b visiting ur blog regularly :)

*sangi* said...

Thank u dear for ur encouraging comments.
I have never added ginger-garlic in potato fry.nxt time will try this one...tnx da....
Keep in touch...

En Samaiyal said...

Thank u guys for encouraging & visiting my recipes & leaving ur comments.......thank u very much .....