Hope you all friends had a safe and great Diwali! Here's some of the Diwali day photos to share with you.I made Chakli, Sev/Ompodi,Thenkuzhal( its a kind of murukku), and in sweets-Badhusha and Gulab Jamoons...

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And now, coming to the post ! This curry is different from the usual potato curry we make and this one uses freshly ground masala.My mother-in-law learnt this recipe from a Cookery show and she makes this very often.This is very flavorful one...Try this you will surely like!

Potato curry


Potato 2 nos. (Big)
Onion 1 no.(Big)
Turmeric 1/8 tsp
Curry leaves 1 sprig
Salt As needed
Coconut oil 1 tsp (optional)

To Grind:

Coriander seeds 1/2 tblsp
Coconut 2 tblsp
Red chillies 3-4 nos.
Black pepper whole 1/2 tsp
Jeera 1/2 tsp

To Temper:

Mustard 1 tsp
Urad dal 1 tsp
Oil 2 tsp


  1. Peel the potato skin,wash and cut into 1 inch pieces as shown in the picture.Keep immersed in water till you use.
  2. Cut onion length wise and keep aside.
  3. Grind the ingredients under the "To Grind" table ,without adding water.
    Coriander,coconut,red chillies,pepper,jeera Powdered
  4. Heat oil in kadai and add mustard,urad dal and then add curry leaves and onion,fry till onion turns out golden brown.
    Fry till transparent
  5. Then add the cut potatoes,salt and turmeric and fry in medium flame for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add the ground masala powder and add enough water to the potato to get cooked.
    Potato,turmeric,salt added Cook with masala and water
  7. Mix well and cook cover with a lid in a medium flame,till the potato gets cooked.Keep turning in between to avoid burning.
  8. After potato gets cooked,fry till water evaporates completely and curry should be dry.
  9. If desired add coconut oil at the end and transfer to the serving bowl and Serve as accompaniment for rice!

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