Monday, 1 July 2013

Madras Potato Chops

Potato is an essential vegetable in many Indian cooking. Madras recipes originate from Southern India and are very aromatic and tasty. This simple and delicious way of cooking potatoes which retain their full flavour and goes well with sambar, rasam, curd rice or any other rice varieties.

Madras Potato Chops
potatoes - 2 large size
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
salt - to taste
ginger - half inch piece
garlic - 3 cloves
curry leaves - 10
red chilli powder - 1 or 1 and 1/2tsp or up to your taste
coriander powder - 3/4 tbsp
rice flour - 1 tbsp
oil - 2 + 2 tbsp

Steps to follow:
 1.Wash, peel and cut potatoes into half inch thick slices.Keep soaked in water to prevent discolouration.

2.Boil sufficient water with salt and pinch of turmeric,add potato slices and cook on high heat for 5 minutes.Drain the bar boiled potatoes and allow it cool.

3.Peel & roughly chop ginger,garlic and grind with curry leaves to a smooth paste. Mix red chilli powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder,rice flour, salt with 2 tbsp of oil into the ginger,garlic curry leaves paste.

4.Apply this paste on the parboiled potatoes and leave aside at least for 10 minutes.
5.Heat oil in a non stick shallow fry pan, pan fry potato slices with out over crowding the pan.

6.Turnover potato slices a couple of times and cook until crisp and completely cooked.
drain well on an absorbent kitchen paper and serve hot.

Recipe Source - Sanjeev Kapoor's Khana Khazana.

Happy to receive a cook book of Sanjeev Kapoor from Nabanita's Esho Bosho Aahare for winning in her  home made spices contest..Thanks a lot Nabanita for the wonderful gift.

Linking this recipe to Viji's Show your styles to the world -SYS-W-Series -6 -July.

and also linking this recipe to Gayathri's Walk Through Memory Lane @ Manju's Kitchen.


Divya Shivaraman said...

Asiya...that would be the best combo for curd rice or lemon rice...yum

thelady8home said...

I can only say 'Wah! Wah!'

Shruti Dhingra Wahi said...

Simple and easy recipe ....Will try for my son :)

Priya Suresh said...

Seriously i want that plate,soo tempting.

divya said...

looks fabulous and droolworth.

Nabanita Das said...

Wow Asiya Akka... Lovely dish and I am so Happy that you shared it from Khana Khazana book... Hope you liked it very much...:)

Jaleela Banu said...

Perfect for All Lunch box dish.

kuduththaa summaavee saappiduveen

Yashodha Anbuchelvan said...

Wonderful !! Most of them's favorite!!!!

Chitz said...

Am drooling.. That's an awesome combo with curd or sambar rice !!

Nilu A said...

Potato chops look tempting and droolworthy Asiya.. Nice cookbook dear :-)

Reni said...

looks tempting ! Congrats on winning the book :)

Apu said...

Potatoes look too tempting!

Manju said...

yummy one love to finish the bowl no need any main dish.
Thanks for linking to my event