Potato Podimas Recipe

Potato Podimas Recipe
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Potato Podimas is a famous Tamilian dish that is low in fat, yet delicious in taste. Learn how to make/prepare Potato Podimas by following this easy recipe.
Potato Podimas Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 10 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 500 g Potatoes
  • 25 g Cashew Nuts
  • 2 tbsp Refined Oil
  • ½ tbsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Bengal Gram (Chana Dal)
  • 1 inch Ginger (chopped finely)
  • 1 Green Chili (slit)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • ¼ tbsp Turmeric Powder (haldi)
  • Few leaves of Green Coriander (chopped)
  • 1/2 Lemon (juice)
How to make Potato Podimas:
  • Parboil the potatoes.
  • Peel the potatoes and mash them. Set aside.
  • Heat one tablespoon of oil in a pan and fry the cashew nuts until golden. Remove and keep aside.
  • In another pan, heat the remaining oil and add the mustard seeds.
  • When they splutter, add the Bengal gram, ginger and green chili. Sauté till the gram turns golden.
  • Add in the mashed potatoes, salt, fried cashew nuts and turmeric powder. Stir for about 6 minutes.
  • Remove from fire and add in the chopped coriander and lemon juice.
  • Serve hot with chapattis, puris or plain rice.