Poori Potato/ Potato Masala/ Poori Masala

                     Im in no mood to type out this post...as my dear grandma, so close to me has passed away last Friday. She has suffered a great deal over the past few years and it would be selfish of us to wish she would be with us forever! May our prayers reach her.......and her soul rest in peace...Ameen!                                                                        ' I love you Ammi....'

                    Just took out my lap top to type out this simple recipe.....Thanks to a very special blogger friend for making me do it! :)

3 big potatoes
1 onion, sliced thinly
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 stem curry leaves
1 tsp kadal paruppu/ chickpea lentils (optional)
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
4 green chillies, cut lengthwise
1/2 tsp turmeric powder

  • Pressure cook the potatoes until soft . cool and remove the peel. roughly mash and keep aside.
  • In a wok, heat 3 tbsps oil and add the mustard seeds. 
  • When it starts spluttering add the curry leaves and  kadala paruppu . Stir
  • Add the onions and green chillies and saute till slightly brown.
  • Add the mashed potatoes, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Stir well. Add about 1/4 cup of water and simmer till all the ingredients come together.
  • Add the fresh coriander leaves and switch off the flame when you get the desired consistency
  • serve hot with poori's or dosas


  1. :) Hugs! Oh and I love potato bhaaji... especially from Sangeeta hotel!!! Sigh, miss that in Blore, here they mostly serve poori and kurma :( My thoughts with u and ur grandma Fa!

  2. fav combo.. love it anytime dear..

  3. yummy masala......Sad news, can understand how the feelings will be when we miss our loved ones..

  4. Love to have that fluffy pooris with this fingerlicking potato masala,missing it.

  5. Oh am craving for some now.. Nothing can beat this combo

  6. Super tempting pooris and yummy masala

  7. really sorry about your loss dear, i miss my granny too they are such blessings in our lives, I still remember and cherish our times together... about this recipe such a relish i am so hungry seeing this post

  8. super tempting and inviting...

  9. Potato and poori are very common dish yet tempt us a lot, loved to see the puffed pooris.

  10. poori n potato masala looks very inviting...well done dear!

  11. My favorite combo.. Deliciously preparation..