Saturday, June 26, 2010

Potato baaji ( Alu gedde palya)

This is a common side dish for poori/puri . Very simple, easy and quick. Here goes the recipe...

Ingredients:
Potatoes (boiled,mashed) - 3 nos
Onions -3 nos
Garlic paste (optional) - 1/4 tsp
Green chillies - 2 nos
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt for taste
Oil - 2 tbsp
Water for cooking

For the seasoning:
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Bengal gram dal - 1 tbsp

Method:
Heat oil in a wok, do the seasoning. Now add finely sliced onions,garlic paste and stir fry for 2 min. Add turmeric powder and stir for a min. Add mashed potatoes (roughly mashed), green chillies (slit lengthwise), salt for taste, water for cooking and cook till the required consistency is obtained. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

Note:
Some prefer to mix 1tsp gram flour with little water and add to the recipe instead of plain water.

20 comments:

  1. looks yummy :)we use to add cauliflower too to this curry ...

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  2. Thanks Sathya :) Oh with cauliflower, that is aloo gobi, I make it in differnt way :)

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  3. wow delicious one .. if i get some puri i can finish the bowl within seconds.. so yummy one rach.

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  4. oh this and poori is my all time fav..just that i dont know how 2 make poori and so i use this as a filling for my dosa:)

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  5. @ An open book,
    I have a poori recipe in my blog as well :)

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  6. potato bajjii.. luks so delicious

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  7. Potato Baji looks really good.

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  8. looks lovley...my fav with dosas,puri and phulkas...yum yum

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  9. Nice with puri, i too make it similar way but dont use garlic in it..will try using it next time..

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  10. perfect looking bhajis. Love to have it with fluffy pooris

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  11. Love this prep pf aloo. I usually make this for masala dosa :)

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  12. Thanks Priya :) I make different kind of filling for masala dosa (with green peas and other veggies and it will be red in color, will it sometime)

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  13. Would like to enjoy this potato baaji with some rotis or puris..delicious..

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