ALOO MASALA





Potato/ Aloo masala is a very popular dish in South India. It is best served with dosas as masala dosa or with pooris. Sambar and coconut chutney are the usual accompaniments.

Ingredients

3 potatoes boiled and skin removed
4 tbsp oil
½ tsp mustard seeds
½ tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp chana dal
8 to 10 curry leaves
2 whole red chillies
1 onion sliced
½ tsp cumin powder
½ tsp fennel powder
½ tsp turmeric powder
½ tsp red chilli powder
½ tsp salt
2 tbsp coriander leaves
½ cup water

Method

Heat oil in a pan; add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter. Then add onions, cumin seeds, chana dal, curry leaves and red chillies. Saute for few minutes. Then add all the powders and salt and mix well. When the masala are cooked, add the coarsely mashed potatoes and coriander leaves. Mix well and cook for a minute. Finally add water and bring to a boil. Then reduce heat, close a lid and cook for 5 minutes. Serve hot with pooris.


23 comments:

  1. Yummy looking Aloo Masala. Simply drool worthy.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  2. Perfect combination with roti ..Masala looks delicious dear.

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  3. Aloo masala looks very tasty. Yum Yum!

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  4. Aloo Masala looks super delicious..New to your place.Wonderful.adding ya..see you.

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  5. I would love to have tis masala with ghee chapati..anytime and anywhere:)

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  6. delicious masala......lovely with chappathi/roti

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  7. Wonderful side dish for pooris,inviting.

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  8. ஆலூ மசாலா பூரிகூட, தோசைகூட பெஸ்ட் காம்பினேஷன்.

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  9. That looks wonderful, great with pooris :)

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  10. Tempting..love this with pooris..

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  11. i love masala too.. especially with naan.

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  12. Delicious Masala...Perfect with rotis..

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  13. Love it with dosas and pooris.

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  14. perfect version..makes a lipsmacking combo with pooris..;)
    Tasty Appetite

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  15. Amina i must say you have diverse interests and i love your paintings and your recipes keep the good work going and keep visiting me

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  16. love to have it with poori..delicious...

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  17. Amina, I love potatoes. Unfortunately, my daughter and husband does not like it so I just love wnen others post something with potatoes. I make salads with it.

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