Potato curry / Urulai kizhangu curry /Potato masala/Simple potato side dish for rice / Beginners recipe / Recipe with video

Written by: 7aumsuvai
Potato curry or potato masala, prepared with boiled and chopped potatoes along with other spices, which goes very well with hot rice and sambar. It is a beginners recipe, less ingredients but tastes yummy.

Serves 4 to 5
  • 3 to 4 medium – Potatoes
  • 2 medium – Onion (sliced lengthwise)
  • 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
  • 1 to 2 tsp – Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp – Garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
For seasonings:
  • 1 tbsp – Sesame oil / regular oil
  • 1/4 tsp – Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp – Split black gram / Ulunthu / Urad dal
  • 1/4 tsp – Cumin seeds / jeera
  • 2 pinches – Asafoetida
  • Fresh curry leaves

Preparation method:
  1. Pressure cook the potatoes for 1 to 2 whistles or until soft. Cool down completely, remove skin and chop them into chunks. Set it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, season with items given in the list for seasoning. Add chopped onions, saute until they become soft.
  3. Followed by turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and garam masala powder, give a quick mix and add the boiled potatoes along with enough salt, mix well thoroughly.
  4. Cover with a lid and continue to cook for 5 to 10 mins or until well cooked. Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice and sambar.

  • You may either chop the potatoes or mash them after cooking (not completely mashing it) to make this recipe.
  • You may increase or decrease the quantity of red chilli powder as per your spice level.
  • Also you can replace red chilli powder with sambar powder or kuzhambu milagai thool (which has garam masala in it).

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