Potato Palya


Preparation time: 20 Minutes | Cook time: 15 Minutes


Potato – 2

Onion – 1

Green chilli – 3

Curry leaves – 5

Turmeric powder – ¼ tbsp

Oil – 3 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp

Chana dal – 1 tbsp

Coriander leaves – ¼ cup

Salt to taste


  • Boil Potatoes in a Pressure Cooker or Microwave until it is soft.
  • Drain and Peel Potatoes. Mash it Completely. Keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan on medium flame. Add mustard seeds wait until it crackle then add chana dal fry until it turns light brown.
  • Add curry leaves, green chilli saute about 4 seconds.
  • Add onion, turmeric powder fry until it turns light brown.
  • Add mashed potatoes, salt and mix well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

Hot potato palya is ready to serve with Chapati or Dosa.

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