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Potato Masala

Harini Vino
Potato Masala is a simple side dish recipe that goes amazing with Pooris.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3
Calories 138 kcal


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 3 Potatoes Cubically chopped
  • 2 Medium-sized Onions chopped
  • 3 Green Chillies
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 3 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • Few Curry leaves
  • Salt to Taste


  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • Once the mustard seeds & cumin seeds splutter, add curry leaves.
  • Add chopped Onions and saute them until they turn translucent.
  • Add green chillies.
  • Add Turmeric Powder. Saute until the raw smell goes off.
  • Add in chopped potatoes and saute for a few mins.
  • Add 3/4th cup of water and season it with salt.
  • Close the pressure cooker and cooker for 3 whistles.
  • Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and mash the potato masala with a ladle or a masher.
  • Serve hot.


  • I have added cumin seeds, but you can prefer saunf / sombu as well.
  • Along with potatoes, you can add chopped carrots if you like.
Keyword Poori Masala, Potato Masala, Recipe for Potato Masala