Potato Podimas Recipe | Urulai Podimas | Urulaikizhangu Podimas

Potato Podimas
A lip-smacking tempting podimass!
I am a great fan of Potato Podimass. Just love to have it with rasam and sambar. Kids also love this dish so much. How much ever I eat, it is not enough for me. I have made this dish several times. It is definitely a BIG HIT in my kitchen.

Preparation Time. 15 minutes
Cook Time. 15 minutes
Recipe Category. Side dish
Recipe Cuisine. Indian
Serves. 2


Boiled and mashed potatoes – 3 nos.
Onion (chopped) – 1 no.
Ginger (chopped) – 1 tablespoon
Slit green chillies – 1 to 2 nos.
Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Mustard seeds (kadugu) – 1/2 teaspoon
Channa dal (kadalai paruppu) – 1/2 teaspoon
Urad Dal (ulutham paruppu) – 1/2 teaspoon
Lemon juice – 1/2 teaspoon
Asafoetida (perungayam) – a pinch
Curry leaves – 5 to 6 nos.
Cashew nuts – 5 to 6 nos. (optional)
Oil – 1 teaspoon
Salt – as desired

Note. The ingredients shown will vary with the original quantity.


Heat oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds. When it pops out, add urad dal. Let it sizzle then add channa dal and curry leaves. Now, add green chillies, asafoetida, and turmeric powder. Then, add ginger and fry for a minute. Add onions and fry until they turn light brown. Add salt and mashed potatoes. Stir well and fry for 3 minutes. Switch off the stove and add lemon juice. At this stage if you wish, you could add cashew nuts.

Now, Potato Podimass is ready!!!

Serve: Sambar, Rasam, and Dal Tadka.
Serve. You can serve Potato Podimass with the following recipes:
Cucumber Kootu,Vazhaipoo Kootu (Banana Blossom Curry),Dal Tadka,Cucumber Moru Kootu,Poosanikai Mor Kuzhambu,Murungakai Poricha Kuzhambu,Pavakkai Pitlai/Bittergourd Pitlai, Paruppu Rasam, Poondu Rasam (Garlic Rasam), Capsicum Sambar 

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