Thursday, August 25, 2016

Potato Podimas Recipe-Urulaikizhangu Podimas-Easy Side Dish Recipes

Potato podimas is a quick and easy side dish made with mashed potatoes. It is served as an accompaniment with rice. I love it with rasam and sambar sadam. Learn to make potato (aloo in Hindi and Urulai kilagu in Tamil) podimas following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Potato Podimas

Potato Podimas

Potato Podimas

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 5 mins 
 Serves: 2
 Recipe CategorySide Dish-Potato
 Recipe CuisineSouth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Potatoes - 4 medium size
   Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
   Lemon - 1
   Salt needed

   For the Seasoning

   Oil - 2 tsp
   Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
   Urad dal - 2 tsp
   Bengal gram (kadalai paruppu) - 2 tsp
   Hing - a pinch
   Ginger - 1 tsp finely chopped
   Green Chilli - 1-2 finely chopped
   Curry Leaves - a sprig

   For Garnishing

   Coriander leaves - 1 tbsp finely chopped


Pressure cook potatoes until soft. Peel the skin and crumble it. Keep it aside.


Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal, bengal gram (chana dal) and saute until dal turns light golden brown.

Add ginger, green chilli, turmeric powder and curry leaves.

Potato Podimas Recipe

Saute for a few seconds, add crumbled potatoes and salt needed. Mix well and turn off the heat.

Squeeze juice of a fresh lemon and mix well. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and enjoy.

Urulaikizhangu Podimas

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  1. you are a great lover of nature. I love the way you post the recipes. I learnt lot of recipes from you. Though we have not met, my heartfelt thanx to you and your effort in making us a good (sometimes best) cook

  2. Potato Podimas is a quite new recipe to me. Adding lemon juice at the end gives a vibrant taste to the recipe. Loved it !

  3. nice recipe .Almost all recipes became easy for me because of your blog.Thanks padhu.

  4. Thanks Padu ...The rasam and podimas both come out amazing each time I make ...Only thing is ask my mom to make the rasam powder as the commercial rasam powder dont get that taste ...My wife and daughter both love it ...So whenever its rasam cooking is on me


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