Potato Thoran


1/2 kg potato
1 small onion, chopped
2 green chillies, finely chopped
2 tsp ginger, finely chopped
1 tsp garlic, finely chopped
1/4 cup grated coconut
2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
1/4-1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp urad dal
1 tsp chana dal/ kadalaparippu
1/4 tsp asafoetida
3-4 dry red chillies
curry leaves
1 tbsp oil


  1. Boil potatoes adding salt, peel it and cut it into cubes and keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add cumin seeds, urad dal, chana dal, dry red chillies and curry leaves and fry till nice aroma comes.
  3. Add chopped ginger, garlic and green chillies and saute on medium flame for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add chopped onions and saute till soft. Then add turmeric powder, salt and asafoetida and mix well.
  5. Add boiled potato cubes and stir well. Add grated coconut and coriander leaves, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes. Serve hot with rice…

Recipe Source: Magic Oven, Kairali T V


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