Friday, February 29, 2008

Potato Poriyal

Potato poriyal is an excellent side dish for sambar rice , rasam rice or curd rice. When kept in medium flame and roasted , the potato gets a nice a nice crispy coating on the outside.

mustard seeds- 1/4 tsp
split urad dal- 1/4 tsp
channa dal- 1/4 tsp
jeera seeds- 1/4 tsp
onion-1 (medium,chopped)
garlic-5 pods
turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
sambar powder-2 tsp
water- 1/4 cup or less
Curry leaves- few
salt as reqd

Procedure:Wash and peel off the skin from the potato. Cut into small cubes or anyother shape as desired. Keep them immersed in water until needed. This will help prevent discolouring.
Heat oil in pan and fry mustard seeds, urad dal and channa dal. Then fry onion, garlic and curry leaves. Add potato and sambar powder. fry for sometime. Then add water and salt. Close pan and cook potatoes until 3/4 th done. Remove lid and roast till done.

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