Monday, July 21, 2008

Roasted Whole Potato

Who doesn't like.... potato....especially my family loves.. potato..and whole potato is one of the favourites....

this is how i make my whole potatoes...

I used small variety of red potatoes , peeled and cooked (can boil it in stove top or pressure cook or microwave it)till they are done.

Ingredients for making Roasted Whole Potato:
  • Small Red Potatoes - 10 to 15
  • red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder- a small pinch
  • salt - according to taste
  • Asafoetidia - a small pinch
  • Curry leaves - optional
  • Mustard Seeds- 1/2 Tsp
  • Bengal Gram Dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Split Black Gram Dal - 1/2 tsp
  • Cooking Oil - 3 table spoon

Method for making Roasted Whole Potatoes:

Step 1: Peel and Cook or Cook and Peel (according to Ur convenience) stove top/microwave/pressure cook until the potatoes are done, make sure that the potatoes are intact. Keep it aside to cool.

Step 2: In a Pan , add 1 table spoon of oil and heat it.

Step 3: Add the mustard seeds when it starts to splutter add the Bengal gram Dal and Split Black gram Dal, curry leaves, turmeric and Asafoetida mix well.

Step 4: Add the cooled-cooked potatoes, red chili powder, salt and gently mix.

Step 5: Turn the heat to medium and let the potatoes roast.

Step 6: Add the rest of the oil on top of the potatoes and let them fry for 10 more minutes and turn them in between. (once the potatoes are nicely coated with a layer of the spices its ready to be removed from heat).

Step 7: Remove from heat.

These roasted whole potatoes can be served as a side dish for Plain white Rice or with lemon rice or Tomato rice or with chapattis...


Shreya said...

Hi, I have never cooked whole potatoes, big or small, and this dish is so tempting! Will try this for sure:-)

Rashmi said...

give a try to these whole potatoes.. it will be awsome...its one of my favourites... and my son gobbles... soon as i finish cooking, he likes it very much...

Ramya Bala said...

Hey I just do almos the same way,but marinate the cooked potatoes with red chilli powder,salt n turmeric and then shallow fry it....This even looks yummy dear..will try this