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December 18, 2019

Baby Potato Roast / Small Potato Fry Recipe For Rice

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Baby potato roast is a simple and quick side dish for rice. It must be the favorite for everyone. It tastes great with sambar rice, rasam rice and even curd rice. A plate full of rasam rice with baby potato roast and a papad is a pure bliss. I have already shared two different recipes of baby potato curry for rice namely baby potato fry and Madurai style baby potato. But this one is very easy and quick to prepare. Its similar to potato kara kari. If you like to make this roast crispy, you should cook the potato in simmer flame and finally sprinkle with some rice flour. Friends, do try this easy and yummy baby potato fry and share your feedback with me. Lets see how to make baby potato roast with step by step pictures.

Check out my another version of  baby potato fry

Small potato roast / madurai masal


baby potato roast


Baby potato roast / small potato fry recipe


Baby potato roast / small potato fry recipe

Baby potato roast for rice



Cuisine: South Indian
Category: Side dish for rice
Serves: Serves 3
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 30 Minutes



INGREDIENTS
1 cup = 240ml
  • Baby potato / small potato - 20
  • Cooking oil - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder / Dhania powder – 1.5 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
HOW TO MAKE BABY POTATO ROAST
  1. Wash the baby potato and pressure cook adding required water.
  2. Peel the skin of cooked baby potato. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a kadai. Splutter mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves.
  4. Lower the flame and add all the spice powders , salt. Mix quickly.
  5. Add the boiled potato and mix well to coat the masala powders.
  6. Cover cook in low flame till potato turns golden with nice flavor.
  7. Serve with lemon rice, rasam rice and curd rice. 
METHOD - STEP BY STEP PICTURES

  • Wash the baby potato twice or thrice. Add sufficient water and pressure cook in high flame for 2 to 3 whistles. Remove the lid after pressure is released. Peel the skin of cooked baby potato. Set aside.
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  • Heat oil in a kadai. Splutter mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. Lower the flame completely. Add red chilli powder, dhania powder, garam masala powder, salt and turmeric powder. It should not burn.
  • baby potato roast
  • Add cooked baby potato and mix well. Make sure masala is well coated in baby potato. Cover cook in low flame till baby potato turns golden in color with a nice smell. Open the lid and mix whenever needed.
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  • Cooking in low flame for long time makes the baby potato roast well and becomes crispy. Serve with lemon rice, rasam rice and curd rice.
  • For variations, you can sprinkle a tsp of rice flour over the potato and cook for few minutes.
    Enjoy !

Note

  • Adjust the quantity of spice powders as per your taste.
  • Roasting the potatoes in low flame is necessary.
  • Make sure masala powders doesn’t burn.

Try this easy, kids friendly baby potato fry and enjoy !
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