Potato Curry Recipe (Potato Fry) - Chettinad Style

Potato Curry/Urulaikilangu Fry(Potato Fry) is one of the easy and flavourful recipe which goes well with both rice and chapati. I have already posted a basic simple version of potato curry and potato fry and this one is a chettinad version of potato podi curry.I happened to see this in a chettinad cookbook and tried it yesterday, came out too good. Now lets get on to the recipe....
Potato Curry Recipe

Potato Curry Recipe - Ingredients

Prep Time: 10 mins    |  Cook time: 20 mins    Serves: 2
Potato - 5 medium sized
Onion - 1 chopped lengthwise
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Red Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp(optional)
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves - few
Red Chillies - 1 halved

To saute and grind:

Black Pepper - 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds - 1/2 tsp
Red Chillies - 2
Chana Dal - 1 tsp
Urad Dal - 1.5 tsp
Fennel Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cinnamon - 1/4 inch piece
Cloves - 2

Potato Curry Recipe


1.Dry roast the ingredients listed under 'to roast and grind' till golden brown and grind it to a semi coarse powder,set aside.Pressure cook potatoes along with required water for 5-6 whistles or until soft.
Potato Curry Recipe - Step12.Peel off the skin and chop them into bite sized cubes, set aside.Heat oil in a kadai(use iron or indalium preferably) - Add the ingredients listed under 'to temper' allow it to splutter. Then add ginger garlic paste,onions and fry until slightly browned.
Potato Curry Recipe - Step2
3.Then add chopped potatoes along with red chilli powder, spice powders and required salt...sprinkle little water for the masala to coat well give a quick stir. Keep cooking till its roasted well.Switch off.
Potato Curry Recipe - Step3
Chettinad Potato Fry(Podi Curry)

My Notes:
Chettinad Potato Fry(Podi Curry)

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