Wednesday, April 24, 2013

உருளைகிழங்கு பொடிமாஸ் / Aloo filling for Masala Dosa

This yummy subji is used as filling  in Masala Dosa so also in Aloo bondas.It can be served as a side dish for Poori also
The steps involved are simple so Beginners make an attempt

Ingredients
Part 1 - Pressure cooker
  • Potato - 1/4 kg
Part 2 - Tadka and Saute
  • Oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cumin / Jeera seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Green chilly - 4 nos (slit open them)
  • Ginger - little
  • Cashews - 10 nos (optional)
  • Onion - 1 medium sized
Salt - 1 teaspoon or more
Topping
  • Coriander leaves - few
  • Lemon juice - 1 tablespoon (optional)


Method
Step 1 - Boiling and mashing potatoes
  • Wash potatoes well.Take them in a pressure pan.Pour water till they are immersed
  • Pressure cook potatoes for 4 whistles.Once done cool and take out the potato peel
  • Mash them nicely with a masher.You can also crumble them after mashing
Step 2 - Tadka and Saute
  • Heat oil in a kadai.Splutter mustard and jeera seeds.Put a pinch of turmeric
  • Throw in green chillies, grated ginger and broken cashews.Fry till the cashews turn brown in colour
  • Add thinly sliced onions and fry till the onions become golden brown

Step 3 - Aloo Subji
  • Add mashed and crumbled potatoes.Put salt and mix well
  • Finally add chopped coriander leaves.Mix thoroughly and switch off the stove
  • Add lemon juice if desired and again mix well.

Aloo subji / podimass is ready.It goes well with Poori