Potato Masala

Potato masala is a simple dish prepared in almost every household in India. It can be stuffed between breads to make a sandwich, or stuffed into South Indian dosa or North Indian paratha, or used as an accompaniment for roti,  poori & rice varieties like curd rice, tomato rice, etc. by incorporating small variations. Since kids like potatoes in any form, it is easy to make them eat all the items mentioned above.

Cooking Time: 35 min

Serves : 4


  1. Potatoes – 4 Nos.
  2. Onion – 2 Nos.
  3. Green chillies – 4 Nos.
  4. Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
  5. Oil – 1 tbsp
  6. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  7. Salt – 1 tsp


Cooking Method:

  • Pressure cook potatoes (simmer for 8 min after bringing to high pressure).
  • Slice onion into strips & slit green chillies.
  • Heat a pan with oil, add curry leaves, onion strips & slit green chillies.
  • Saute in medium flame until onions become translucent.
  • Add turmeric and saute for 5 sec.
  • Add mashed potatoes & salt and mix them evenly.
  • Add water to get required consistency & cook for a min.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves & serve with roti or poori.

Please Note:

  1. Using this masala as a stuffing for dosa, paratha, or sandwich : Use red chilli powder instead of green chillies, coriander leaves instead of curry leaves, chopped onion instead of sliced onion.
  2. Using this as an accompaniment for rice varieties : Add ginger along with green chillies & garnish with mustard tempering.

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