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easy potato poriyal
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Potato Poriyal Recipe | Urulaikizhangu Poriyal

Easy and simple Tamil Nadu style potato poriyal for sambar rice
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 144kcal


  • 2 potatoes large
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 10 curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • Salt
  • 2 tablespoons oil


  • First of all wash, scrub and peel the potatoes. Dice them finely. Rinse the diced potatoes twice or thrice to remove starch. Drain and set aside.
  • heat 2 tablespoons oil in a thick pan. Temper with mustard, urad dal and curry leaves. Saute well.
  • Add sliced onions and saute till they turn soft.
  • Add diced potatoes and saute well for 3-4 minutes.
  • Season with salt, chili powder and turmeric powder. Saute well for 3-4 minutes.
  • Cover and cook in medium flame for 10-12 minutes. Splash some water if needed to prevent sticking.
  • Once the potatoes turn golden and crispy, remove from flame. Serve with sambar rice.



Calories: 144kcal