March 19, 2008

Sukha Potato bhaji

This is the most easiest dry vegetable dish. All you need is tempering items, boiled potatoes and salt. It hardly takes 5 mins to make this bhaji if the potatoes are ready.


2 potatoes boiled and mashed
2 tsp lemon juice
1/2 small onion finely chopped(optional)

For tempering:
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp urad dal
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 clove garlic coarsely chopped(optional)
1/2 tsp ginger paste
A pinch of turmeric powder
1 green chilli

1. Heat oil a pan and add all other tempering ingredients in the above order.
2. Saute chopped onion till its translucent.
2. Add mashed potatoes and mix well.
3. Finally, add salt and lemon juice and mix well.

This dish can be serve with masala dosa.

It can also be used for making batata vadas and aloo parathas too.
(For parathas, mash the potato bhaji till it becomes very smooth, add salt a bit more.)