Potato – Tomato Fry

I love this spicy fry which is too easy to prepare and tastes delicious. I got this recipe from a Telugu newspaper.


Potato: 5

Tomato: 2; finely chopped

Onion: 1; finely sliced

Green Chilli: 2; finely chopped

Ginger Garlic Paste: 1 teaspoon

Coriander Powder: 1 tablespoon

Chilli Powder: 1 teaspoon (Adjust as per taste)

Turmeric Powder: 1 big pinch

Cumin Powder: 1/4 teaspoon

Garam Masala Powder: 1/2 teaspoon (Optional)

Curry Leaves: 1 twig

Salt: as per taste

Mustard Seeds: 1/4 teaspoon

Cumin Seeds: 1/4 teaspoon (Optional)

Coriander leaves: 1 tablespoon finely chopped leaves

Oil: 2 tablespoons


1. Boil potatoes, remove skin and mash them roughly.

2. Heat oil in a wok. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add cumin seeds, curry leaves and saute for few seconds.

3. Add sliced onion and saute till transparent.

4. Add chopped chillis, ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.

5. Add chopped tomato. Saute on medium flame till tomatoes wilt and oil starts separating.

6. Add the powders: garam masala, cumin, turmeric, coriander and chilli. Combine well taking care not to burn the mixture.

7. Add the mashed potatoes, salt and combine well. Leave on low flame for 3-5 minutes, sauteing in between.

8. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or chapatis.


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