Roasted Potatoes

Potatoes are everyone's favourite dish (almost everyone's) served any which way. There are set classic combinations for roast potatoes in the South Indian lunch menu. At home we pair them of with Coconut Rice or Lemon Rice or Rasam Sadham or Thair Sadham. 
The main difference in this post (One more recipe) is the method in which it is made. You guessed right - the veggie has been flash cooked with masala and then sautéed for a few minutes until almost dry in a pan. Ready in minutes.

Chinna Urulai Kizhangu (Baby Potato) - 1/2 Kg

Onions - 1, small; chopped
Curry Leaves
Oil - 3 teaspoons

Water - 3 teaspoons

Masala Paste:
Ginger - 1/2" grated 
Garlic - 1 clove, grated
Chilli Powder - 1 

Pepper Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Dhania Powder - 1 teaspoons
Jeera Powder - 1/2 teaspoons
Turmerric Powder - 1/4 teaspoons
Salt to taste
Lemon Juice - 1 teaspoon

Wash the potatoes very well. Slit or prick all over with a fork.

Mix masala ingredients and marinate for 10 minutes.
Take a pressure pan and layer with oil and water.
Layer onions and curry leaves over it.
Top with marinated potatoes and pressure cook on high for 2 whistles.
Allow pressure to subside and open cooker. 
Transfer to a non-stick pan ans saute until almost dry.


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