Cookbook:Potato Curry (Aloo Masala)

Potato Curry (Aloo Masala)
CategorySide dish recipes
Time20 minutes

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Potato masala (Tamil: uralai kizhangu masala) is a potato dish often served alongside roti or folded inside a dosa. The dosa and aloo masala combination, widely eaten in South India, is known as masala dosa. Coconut chutney is a common accompaniment.




  1. Heat oil.
  2. Sautée the mustard seed first, then add chana dhal, curry leaves, onion and chillies.
  3. Fry until the onions begin to change color.
  4. Add potatoes.
  5. Sprinkle the turmeric evenly and stir well to mix all the ingredients
  6. Cover and cook on a medium flame for about 5 minutes, stirring well, until the potatoes become very soft and somewhat mashed.
  7. Season with salt to taste.