Sunday, February 17, 2013

Urulai Kizhangu (Potato) Puttu

This recipe is entirely different from usual hot and spicy potato stir fry. This goes well with any spicy curry like puli kuzhambu or poondu kuzhambu.

When I served this along with poondu kuzhambu (Garlic curry) today, my hus mistook it as upma. He said "Dont you know I hate upma".. Then I realized that this exactly looks like upma. But the flavors are really amazing and different.

If you want to try a different stir fry with potato, then this would be your perfect recipe.


Medium sized Potatoes 4
Red Chillies 3
Pearl Onions 6
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Channa Dhal 1/2 tsp
Ural Dhal 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder 1/8 tsp


Cook Potatoes in a Pressure Cooker for one more extra whistles. Remove skin and chop into fine pieces. Give a gentle press on the chopped potatoes with a knife or spoon. Need not mash as we prepare for stuffing.

Chop pearl onions.


In a Pan, heat oil. When hot, add mustard seeds. When they pop up, add Ural Dhal and Channa Dhal. As they turn slightly brown, add Curry leaves, Turmeric powder and Red chillies.

Now add chopped pearl onions. when they turn slightly brown, add mashed (slightly) potatoes. Add salt. Mix well and fry for sometime. This will not take much time as potatoes are already cooked.

Serve with steamed Rice and any spicy curry.
Serves: 2


Unknown said...

Happy to visit your place after a long time Laxmi. Hope things are going good at your end. No doubt anything with potato will pair all the rice dishes irrespective of any side dish. Like this puttu too.

Priya Suresh said...

Potato puttu with curd rice, love this combo.

Unknown said...

Simple potato dish with mild spices.

Sangeetha M said...

we call it as this potato puttu with sambar rice, liked ur version...

Rumana Rawat said...

Very yummy..

Padhu Sankar said...

We actually call it Podimas. Love it very much.

Akila said...

I love anything with potato... Love to try it

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Aruna Manikandan said...

Hi Lakshmi,

potato puttu looks delicious

U can taste the mangai pachadi with sambar , rasam or curd rice :)

fashion-meets-art said...

wonderful. looks delicious.
wonderful, yum.
lovely greets
maren anita


Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious and inviting dear

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Nice to learn a new recipe...