Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Chettinad style potato kurma

I got this recipe from the website/forum Indusladies.com and the link is here. I tried this recipe yesterday night for dinner. Wooow.. It turned out delicious and yummy and my kid loved it a lot. Hereafter I am going to add this recipe regularly in my menu. Here comes the recipe for potato kurma.


Potatoes - 5 or 6.

Onions - 2 - chop fine

Tomatoes - 2 - chop fine

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp


To temper:

Oil - 2 tbsp

Saunf/Sombhu - 1 tsp

Dry roast all and grind to a fine paste:

Cardamom - 1

Cinnamon - 1"

Cloves - 3

Saunf/Sombhu - 1 tsp

Garlic - 10 flakes

Ginger - 1"

Green chillies - 5 or 6

Grated coconut - 1 cup

Fried gram dhal/Pottukadalai - handful.


1. Wash and cook potatoes in a pressure cooker for 3 to 4 whistles.

2. Remove from the stove, peel the skin and smash it nicely.

3. Heat oil in a kadai and temper with the given ingredients.

4. Add onions and fry till golden brown.

5. Add tomatoes and cook it mashes well.

6. Add the ground paste along with water and cook for 2 min.

7. Add salt, turmeric powder and mashed potatoes.

8. Lower the flame and cook for 5 - 10 min.

9. Serve hot with idlis, paniyarams and dosas.

This is my first entry to events.
This kurma goes to Priya's veggie/ Fruit a month - Potato and hosted by Divya's Dil Se.


  1. hey thx for visiting our blog..reg ur question on the vegan banana nut muffins, u cld add about 3-4 cups of puree for the quantity mentioned in my recipe. btw, u hv a pretty space too.

  2. Thanks for the delicious entry Dhivya.