An excellent and perfect fit side to Pooris. 

How to make this esculent Potato Kootu for Poori?


Split Chana dal 50 g
Potato 250 g
Medium sized Tomato
Fennel seeds 1 Tsp
Green Chilly 1
Bellary onion one
Mustard seeds 1/2 Tsp
Groundnut Oil 1 tbsp
A few mint leaves
Grated ginger 1 tsp
Rock salt 3/4 tsp
Curry leaves 10 pcs
Coriander greens a fistful
Turmeric 1/2 Tsp


Chop Onion
Shave the skin of potato wedges
Chop the tomato
Wash the dal thoroughly and add 200 ml water and potato wedges.
Add Turmeric and salt.
Pressure cook up to one whistle and turn off the heat.
Heat the tempering pan with Oil.
Add mustard seeds to splutter
Followed the fennel seeds.
Add onion, green chillies and curry leaves.
Saute for a few seconds until the onion turns translucent.
Add tomato dices and saute again.
Transfer the cooked dal with water excluding the cooked potato wedges.
Chop the potato into chunks and add to the dal.
Finally, add  Coriander greens and Min greens.

Now the delicious Potato kootu is ready to enjoy with fluffy Pooris.

Cooking Time 20 minutes
Servings for three persons


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