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October 14, 2013

BABY POTATO CURRY | MADURAI MASAL – SIDE DISH FOR RICE


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This is my first post on baby potato recipes.I got this recipe from my friend Shalini.She told this is the recipe of famous  “Madurai masal”.. I tried it for the first time and loved it a lot.. It was a great accompaniment for dal , sambar and rasam rice..Even kids would love this dish.Try this curry for rice. U’ll love it for sure !!
baby potato-curry

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INGREDIENTS
  • Baby potato – 10 nos
  • Salt & water – as needed
To grind
  • Fried gram dal/pottukadalai – 1.5 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1.5 - 2 tsp
  • Tamarind – Small berry size
  • Fennel seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp (optional)
To temper
  • Cooking oil – 2 -3 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1/2 tsp
  • Big onion – 2 nos
  • Ginger – 1.5 inch piece
  • Garlic cloves – 7 nos (finely chopped)
  • Curry leaves – few
To garnish
  • Coriander leaves – handful

METHOD
  • Pressure cook baby potatoes adding required water and salt.Cook for 1-2 whistles. Peel the skin and set aside.
  • Grind all the ingredients given under “to grind” to a smooth paste.Set aside.
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  • In a kadai , heat oil. Temper mustard seeds , urad dal , big onions, ginger ,garlic pieces and curry leaves.. Saute till onions turn transparent..
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  • Now add the baby potatoes , mix well for sometime. Then add the ground masala paste.Masala paste should coat the baby potatoes.Mix well and saute for few minutes till u get a nice roasted masala smell..
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  • It takes nearly 10-12 mins in low flame to become dry and roasted.Masala turns golden brown in color ..
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  • Garnish with lots of coriander leaves. Serve with rice !!
Adding coriander leaves is a must for garnishing.It gives a nice flavor. Serve after 30 minutes for all the flavours to infuse.Enjoy with sambar sadam , paruppu or rasam sadam..
baby potato lunch plate
U can try this recipe using potatoes too. In that case , cube cut potatoes and add..


17 comments:

  1. Lovely potato curry.looks so good
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    http://indianveggiesbhojan.blogspot.in/

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  2. Mouthwatering delight. Love the potato curry :)

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  3. Superb potato curry, love it Chitra...

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  4. nice recipe..looks spicy and just yumm..

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  5. Any time I am ready for potatoes. This curry looks so tempting.....

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  6. wow.. mouthwatering potato dish.. wud lov to have this with rasam!

    Regards,
    Bindu
    http://indianrecipegalleri.blogspot.in/

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  7. Love the clicks and looks delicious.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  8. love it.. with rasam rce yumm it shd be

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  9. Curry looks delicious and yummy, lovely clicks.

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  10. gr8 flavours....surely this will be one awesome recipe....thanks for dropping by!!

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  11. The masala makes the difference, adding tamarind-pottu kadalai is new to me. Shall try it soon. Looks yum!

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  12. Who can resist to this delicious curry, mouthwatering here.

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  13. potato curry looks absolutely delicious..really tempting clicks Chitra...

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  14. Superb recipe sure will give a try for aj

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