Wednesday, April 17, 2024


Potato and Onion Masala 



                             Potato & Onion masala

This dish is mainly used with thosai and Poori,


Potato 4 big
Onion 3 Big
Ginger ½ inch piece
Asafoetida ¼ teaspoons
Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon
Dry chillies 4
Cumin seeds ¼ teaspoon
Mustard seeds ½ teaspoon
Green chillies 6
Curry leaves 8
Cooking oil 1 tablespoon


Skin, clean and cut potato into 1 inch cubes.

Boil in little water until soft.

Slice onion into small slices.

Cut red chillies into small pieces.

Dice green chillies into small pieces.

In a hot pan add oil and when warm add mustard seeds and red chillies pieces, cumin seeds and stir.

Now add asafoetida and diced ginger and the sliced onions and the turmeric powder.

Stir well and allow to sauté until onion slices become soft.

Now add the pieces of green chillies and curry leaves and stir.

Now add the boiled potato pieces and 2 table spoons of water and stir and turn.

While doing this mash the potato a little and mix well until all the water has evaporated.

You can add a little butter at the end if you like and this gives a better flavour.