December 07, 2012

Chettinad Potato

Chettinad is a well known for its Cuisine.This cuisine is usually Spicy and flavourful.They usually don’t use Spices which are already ground,They prepare their fresh spices everyday by grinding whole spices.This dish is a simple potato preparation.The spices which are given is really upto taste,you can increase or decrease as per taste.But more the spice more the taste will be….


Baby Potato-10
Onion -1chopped
Oil-3 tbslpn
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves / Cilantro-for garnishing

For Chettinad masala:

Urad dal / Ulundam Paruppu-2 tblspn
Peppar-1 tsp
Dry Red chilli-4


Cook potatoes in salted water till it is tender...It will take around 20-30 mins..Drain it and peel the skin off..Set this aside for a moment

In a frying pan heat a tsp of oil..Add in urad dal, pepper and dry red chilli and toast for 5 min or untill golden.Let it cool down then grind it into a fine powder.

In a kadai heat the remaining oil ,Add in the onions and cook for 2 min.

Add in the potatoes and mix well.Season with salt..

Fry this till it gets golden on all sides..

Now add in the ground masala and mix well.

Let it cook on a small flame for 5 min.

Serve hot with Rice.

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