Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Potato Sabji

A yummy side dish for chapthis / pooris… A famous stuffing for dosas. Potato sabji can be done in a jiffy and can be used as an accompaniment for anything. I usually opt for this side dish whenever I am lazy and not in a mood to cook anything that takes time. Though I am not in the right mood, my palate always craves for something tasty and if the food is not of my type then I usually skip eating. I can be like that but how can I deny food to huss. That is when this dish comes to the rescue (...quite often). Also this is one of my huss’s anytime favorite. What more needed :P

~*What U Need*~
Potatoes – 2
Curry leaves – 1 sprig
Urad dhal -1 tsp
Green chilli – 1 or 2
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Grated ginger – ½ tsp
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Onion – 1
Water – as needed
Oil – 2 tbsp
Salt – as needed
Chopped coriander leaves

How I Made it:
Boil the potatoes and mash them into chunks. Slice the onions length-wise.
Heat oil in a tawa. Add the mustard seeds and curry leaves and allow to splutter. Add the grated ginger and green chilli and fry well. Add the urad dhal and fry till brown.
When done, add the onions and sauté till glassy. Add the turmeric powder and salt and combine well. Add enough water (till the onions are submerged in water, say 1 cup) and bring it to boil.
Add the mashed potatoes and mix well. Fry for 5 mins till it comes to a semi gravy consistency. Do a taste check and off the flame.
Garnish with coriander leaves and Serve with rotis / chapthis..

So thats it Folks...
With Love,

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19 comments:

  1. I love this in dosa too!!!!

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  2. Lovely looking potato subji. Excellent preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  3. Tasty gravy..
    www.savitharajsspiceland.blogspot.com

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  4. love this dish with poori...and for masala doas...yum

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  5. i too make it in similar way but yours look so tempting n perfect masal...love it with dosa n chapathi...nice clicks..

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  6. Looks delicious...I love it with poori..

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  7. my all time fav with dosa...yumm....


    http://anuzhealthykitchen.blogspot.com/2011/07/event-berries-strawberry-desserts.html

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  8. All time favorite and evergreen recipe. Yummy.

    Cheers,
    Uma

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  9. my all time fav, simple and delicious curry

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  10. My fav.. goes well with poori and also with chapati.. Can also be used as filling for masal dosa.. Urs look really perfect..

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  11. Like it very much...my MIL's signature dish

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  12. all time fav curry....
    looks perfect..

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  13. So easy but still so yummy...And whats wrong with your mood dear...??????

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  14. That would be great with poori, yummy side dish :)

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