Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Urulaikizhanghu (Potato) Podimas

Urulaikizhanghu (Potato) Podimas..is a simple potato curry with a tone of lemon juice.Its an excellent sidedish for Sambhar/Rasam rice.

Ingredients :

2 medium size Potatoes (Boil the potatoes,peel the skin and chop them)
1/2 tablespoon of Mustard Seeds
1/2 tablespoon of Urad Dal
1/2 tablepsoon of Chana dal
1/2 tablespoon of grated ginger
A Pinch of Asafoetida powder
1-2 Green chillies(chopped)
1/2 teaspoon of Turmeric Powder
1 1/2 tablespoon of Lemon Juice
2-3 tablespoon of Sesame Oil

Heat 2-3 tablespoon of Oil in a deep saute pan.Fry mustard seeds,urad dal and chana dal.Then add the green chillies and the grated ginger pieces.Fry for a minute.
Add the boiled potatoes,salt and turmeric powder.Mix well and saute.Sprinkle little water.Now cover the pan and cook in medium flame for 5-6 mins.Saute inbetween.
Add a pinch of asafoetida powder.Now add the lemon juice,mix well and serve hot as a sidedish for Rasam/Sambhar and Rice.

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