August 08, 2009

Spicy Potato Fry


  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
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......


Priya said...

Woww delicious potato fry looks extra ordinary yaa!

Chitra said...

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*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 .....