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Potato Masala(poori masala)


Potato Masala

Potato Masala (Poori masala) – South Indian style potato masala with in mild, flavorful gravy. It is served with hot, puffed poori’s, chapathi, dosa stuffing.


  • 3 Potato chopped
  • 1 Big onion chopped
  • 2 to 3 Green chillies (split remove seeds)
  • 1 inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 1 stick Curry leaves
  • ¼ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp Gram dal
  • Water needed
  • ½ tsp Gram flour
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida powder
  • Coriander leaves
  • Oil as required


  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add mustard seeds to crackled and gram dal roast till light brown color.
  2. Add curry leaves and then add ginger finely chopped mix well and sauté for a min.
  3. Add onion mix well and sauté for they turn transcluent color. And then add potatoes sauté for 3 mins.
  4. Now add turmeric powder and salt mix well and then water fully covered potatoes.
  5. Cook for 3 whistle.15 mins resting time to open the lid.
  6. Open the lid and mix well. Add gram flour+water to mix it, drop into the masala till thick consistency.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  8. Potato masala is ready now.

Sample Pictorial:


Take chopped onion,chopped potatoes,green chillies,curry leaves,finely chopped ginger.


Heat oil in a pressure cooker.Add mustard seeds and gram dal.


Add curry leaves, ginger and saute for 2 mins.


Add green chillies.


Add onion mix well and saute for 5 mins.


Add potatoes mix well and saute for 2 mins.


Add turmeric powder and salt.


Add asafoetida powder.


Add water and mix well.


Cover with the lid and cook for 3 whistle.15 mins resting time to open.


Open the lid.


Add gram flour + water mixer. cook for thick consistency.


Garnish with coriander leaves.Potato Masala is ready now.

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