Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Potatoes With Dried Chillies (Indian Style)


"Bonda/Fried Savoury Potatoes" was the first ever entry for a fried snack. Obviously potato is the star ingredient. Actually you know what? We hardly snack. I made just for a hands-on experience. Of course, for the learning curve to go higher. Usually, its dishes like this stir fried potatoes. Nice as a side dish for vegetarian or non-vegetarian meals. Nothing much you need. Just the usual inexpensive ingredients. Try out please. Possibly paired with rasam or sambar.


Ingredients
3 medium size potatoes - boil and cut into bite/chunk sizes (with the skin on)
5 dried red chillies - cut into small pieces (Adjust as per taste)
1 medium size onion - sliced thinly
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 small bunch of coriander leaves - sliced (Don't throw away the stalks. Use them too)
2 tbsp oil
Salt for taste

Method:
When oil is heated, sauté onion and chillies.
Add the mustard seeds and turmeric powder.
Continue to stir until the seeds starts to pop/splatter.
Put in potatoes and season with salt.
Stir over high heat for a nice crispy outer layer.
Lastly, add the coriander leaves.
Stir and dish out. 
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12 comments:

  1. I love potatoes! and spicy too!

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  2. mmmmm... yummy. Just so happens I have all these ingredients.

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  3. Thank you so much everyone for the comments, much appreciated.

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  4. wah...look sooooooo..delicious...yummy...

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  5. Thx Nava..for this Indian dish ..i love it ..

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  6. Another must-try recipe from you!

    Btw, I created a link page on my blog and I included yours in it! Let me know if it’s ok with you.

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  7. Wow this is a good replacement for the usual baked potatoes.

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  8. Thanks everyone for the time in leaving such wonderful comments. Do try and let me know how it turned out to be.

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  9. Very yummy these r my fav Nava. .thnx for sharing with us. .
    My recent one :http://www.cosmochics.com/reviews/bourjois-rouge-edition-velvet-lipstick-04-peach-club-review-swatches-lotd/

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