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Monday, August 15, 2011

Potato Masal/Bhaji/Podimas and Amras (Side dish for Puri/Masal Dosa filling)


3 boiled potatoes
1 tbs Oil
1/4 tsp Mustard
1 tsp Urad dhal
1 tsp Channa dhal
5 Green Chili/Peppers
1 strand Curry Leaves
1 pinch Asefoetida
1 Big Onion

1 inch Fresh Ginger
1/2 tsp Turmeric
Salt to taste
Chopped Coriander Leaves


Chop onion, green chili and Ginger.  In a pan add Oil. When the oil is hot, add Mustard, Urad dhal, Channa dhal. When mustard splatters add Green Chili, Curry Leaves and Asefoetida. Add the chopped Onion immediately and fry till translucent. Add Ginger. Add the cooked Potato, Turmeric and Salt and fry for a min. Add water and let it simmer till it almost evaporates and the potato is in a semi solid state. Add coriander leaves and take off the flame.

Note: For Amras, take which ever mango is available, which is sweet and ripe, remove the skin and seed and make it into a puree with the help of a mixer.

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