Apr 2, 2008

Potato podimas - Thanjavur style

Again the same potato Podimas in a different style. This is we do Potato podimas in my In laws place. The main ingredients are as follows...
  1. Potato - 4
  2. salt to taste
  3. Oil - 2 tbsp
  4. Green chillies - 3
  5. Ginger - a small piece
  6. Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
  7. coconut - 1 tsp
  8. urid dal - 1/2 tsp
  9. mustard - 1/4 tsp
  10. asafoetida - a pinch
  11. curry leaves - 10 nos
  12. red chillies - 1 (Optional)
First pressure cook the potato adding salt to it and mash it. Take a pan, pre heat the oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urid dal, asafoetida, green chillies, ginger and red chillies(Optional) to it. Fry it till it turns into golden brown. Now add the mashed potato to it and mix everything thoroughly. Turn off the stove when everything is mixed. Let it cool for 10 to 15 mts. Now pour the lemon juice on top of it and mix it. Sprinkle the coconut. Now podimas is ready to serve.

In my in-laws place, they dont add turmeric powder to it. But I add turmeric powder also. Try this and lemme know your comments.
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