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Chettinad Potatoes


Ingredients
:
Potatoes – 3 to 4 big ones 
Small onions – 1 cup
Onion – 1 small (finely chopped)
Salt –  1¼ teaspoons
Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon
Roast & grind to powder:
Channa dal – 2 teaspoons
Urad dal - 3 teaspoons
Sesame seeds – 2 teaspoons
Red chillies – 2 or 3
Pepper – 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves – 20 
Tempering:
Sesame Oil – 1 + 1 tablespoons 
Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon 
Cumin seeds – ½ teaspoon 

Makes: 2 to 3 serves

Method:
  1. Peel the potatoes & dice into mid sized pieces, keep aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a non-stick deep pan.
  3. Add mustard seeds & cumin seeds, allow spluttering.
  4. Add the small onions, big onions, salt, turmeric powder & saute till onions are slightly browned.
  5. Add the potato pieces, combine well.
  6. Sprinkle approx. ½ cup of water & cook keeping closed checking in intervals. (Might take 8 to 10 minutes for the potatoes to cook.)
  7. Add the freshly ground powder & another tablespoon of oil mix well, fry on medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Serve hot with rice/roti.


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