Potato fry – Tamil Nadu Style


Potato fry


Ingredients (Serves 2 – 3)

  1. Potato – 4 small, cut into small cubes (Makes around 2 cups)
  2. Oil – 1 tbsp
  3. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  4. Urad dal – 1/2 – 1 tsp
  5. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  6. Sambar powder – Around 1.5 – 2 tsp
  7. Salt – To taste


Heat oil at medium heat. Splutter mustard seeds and fry urad dal until golden color. Add potato cubes, turmeric powder and salt. Sprinkle little water and cook covered for about 8 minutes. Open the lid and stir-fry for a couple of minutes until potatoes are 3/4 th done. Add sambar powder and stir-fry until potatoes are done and are roasted well. Serve this spicy and yummy potato fry with curd rice, tomato rice, lemon rice, sambar rice or plain rice, curd, thoran and chammanthi.

Potato fry

Recipe courtesy – My neighbor, Haripriya

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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