South Indian Stir-fried Potato

Raw potatoes in colander, close-up
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  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 Portions (4 Servings)
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This easy-to-make potato dish tastes great as a filling in dosas (crispy rice batter pancakes) or eaten with hot chapatis (Indian flatbread) or parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread).

What You'll Need

  • 6 large potatoes (cut into halves and then sliced thinly)
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable/canola/sunflower cooking oil
  • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 7 to 8 curry leaves
  • 2 green chilies (chopped fine)
  • 1 large onion (chopped fine)
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oil in a pan on a medium flame. Add the mustard seeds, green chilies, and curry leaves and fry till spluttering stops.
  2. Add the onions and fry till soft.
  3. Add the potatoes, turmeric powder and salt to taste and mix well.
  4. Cook till potato is done.
  5. Serve with hot chapatis (Indian flatbread) or parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread).
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 165
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 200 mg
Carbohydrates 34 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Protein 6 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)