Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Recipe for Spicy Potato Masala Fry - How to make Spicy Potato Masala Fry - Spicy south indian Potato Masala Fry

This type of potato masala fry/curry is very special. Because in Tamil Nadu this fry is one of poriyals/side items in marriage functions. Let us see how to make this special yet spicy potato curry.


1. Potato (small) - 4 nos
2. Onion (medium) - 1 (cut in lengthwise)
3. Tomato - 1 small copped
4. Sambar powder - 1 tsp
5. Corainder powder - 1 tsp
6. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
7. Red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
8. Asafoedita powder - pinch
9. Garlic - 2 cloves(pieces)


1. Oil - 2 tsp
2. Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
3. Fennel seeds - 1/4 tsp
4. Cloves whole - 2 nos
5. Coriander leaves
6. Salt to taste.

Method of preparation:

1. Boil the potatos with some salt(don't boil too much) and peel out the skin and cut into small pieces.
2. Add all the powders(sambar, coriander, turmeric, red chilli, asafodita) and some salt into potatos and mix them together. Just keep it aside once it is done.
3. Now heat 2 tsps of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Allow the seeds to get crackled and add fennel seeds. Once fennel seds got into golden color, add whole cloves and onion.
4. Fry the onion for 2 mins and then add tomato. Allow tomato to get soft.
5.Now crush the garlic, fennel seeds(1/4 tsp) in the mixie bowl and add it to the pan. Fry this mixture for about 2 mins.
6. Finally add the potato into the pan and mix it gently. Fry this potato with onion mixture for about 2 mins and then add coriander leaves.

That's it!! now the spicy potato masala is ready. This curry is the best combination for all variety rices (lemon rice, tamarind rice, curd rice, sambar rice, etc).

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