Potato masala is an easy Indian dish to make that is a great side dish or you can use it to stuff your dosa with to produce Dosa Masala!
Spicy, fragrant and savoury you will sweat as you eat it but not so much that you
can't savour each mouthful!
It is flavoured with great spices that are anti-inflammatories such as ginger and turmeric. It also contains a great amount of garlic that is great for circulation and chilli too. If you eat it on a cold day you are sure to warm up soon!
1 Tsp Brown mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1-2 dry red pepper
1 Medium Red onion diced
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
A small pinch of Asafoetida
1 Tbls grated fresh ginger
6-8 Curry leaves
4 large garlic cloves minced
2 Small green chillis chopped
Fresh coriander, large handful
1 Kg Red potatoes or other potatoes. Large dice boiled cooled.
1 Tablespoon rice bran oil or ghee.
Heat about 1 tablespoon heat resistant oil or ghee in a pan. add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and dry chilli. Cook for about 20-30m seconds or till the seeds start to pop. Then add in the ginger, onion, turmeric, garlic give it a good stir and season add in rest of the ingredients. Add a little water it sticking, season with salt and pepper then add in the potatoes and about 1/2 a cup of water. Simmer on medium to low heat for 20-30 minutes add in the freshly chopped coriander at the end. Serve immediately or save and enjoy at room temperature.
Potato masala is great to serve with dosa making masala dosa! You can find a recipe for dosa in the fermented foods section of my blog!