Potato Poriyal

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15 min


2 persons




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Potato Poriyal is a side dish popular in India. The dish is very easy to cook and this is what makes it a nice choice for a family breakfast or dinner. Potato Poriyal should better be served with rice. Learn the recipe of it and hurry up to cook the dish whenever you wish!


  • potato : 4 piece (boiled and cut into cubes)
  • coconut : 0.25 cup
  • onion : 1 piece (finely chopped)
  • curry leaves : 1 piece
  • coriander leaves : 2 Tbsp (chopped)
  • green chilies : 1 piece
  • garlic : 1 clove (chopped)
  • turmeric powder : 0.25 tsp
  • chili pepper : 0.25 tsp (powdered)
  • mustard seeds : 0.5 tsp
  • Bengal gram : 0.5 Tbsp
  • urad dal : 0.5 Tbsp
  • oil : 2 tsp
  • salt : 0.5 tsp (to taste)

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Stages of cooking

  1. Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut the vegetable into cubes. Heat water in a pot and boil potato cubes until they are soft. Add turmeric and red chili powder.

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  2. Heat oil in a frying pan and roast mustard seeds.

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  3. Then add bengal gram and urad dal.  Fry the ingredients. Add curry leaves, onion, garlic, green chili and sauté the together.

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  4. Now, add 1 tablespoon of grated coconut and keep sautéing.

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  5. Then add boiled potatoes. Sauté for several minutes more.

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  6. Finally, add grated coconut and coriander leaves. Mix the ingredients and cut off the heat. Serve hot! Enjoy!

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