Been a while since i posted a recipe..Today i made this Potato Masala which is specifically a dish made by many Coimbatoreans(for my other non- Indian readers,Coimbatore is a city in India ,which i proudly say as my Hometown) .I often do it at home..i decided to post it as its a very famous dish in my region..normally made as a side dish for Chappathi/Poori ( see pic)..I made chappathi today…so the pic is with Chappathi!
Onion(big) – 1/2
Tomato – half
Green chiilies or red chillies- 4-5
Garlic- one crushed
Ginger – 1/4 inch crushed
Curry leaves- few
Gram dhal – one spoon
Fennel seeds – a lil
Turmeric powder – a lil
Mustard seeds – to season
Salt – to taste
1.Boil /pressure cook the potatoes,peel n mash it coarsely
2. Make a powder of fennel seeds n gram dhal n add it to the mashed potatoes
3.Take a pan…add oil season it with lil mustard seeds,then add thinly sliced onions,cut tomato n curry leaves along with cut greenchillies and saute for a while until onion turns pinkish n Tomato half done.
4.Now add water n lil turmeric powder,salt n bring it to boil
5.Now add Potatoes mixed with fennel+gram dhal powder..check for salt.. n let it boil until it becomes a nice gravy
6.Serve hot with chappathi/Poori
Yuv jus loves this with Chappathi!!