Potato papad kootu

by - November 22, 2010


Potato - 1 big ( cut into half)
Bengal gram / Channa Dal - 1/2 cup
Onion - 1 small( chopped)
Tomato - 1 small(chopped)
Green chili - 1 small (minced)
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Curry powder or Milagai thool -1 tsp ( have look at my previous post - Kuzhambu milagai thool)
Plain Papad - 6
Cilantro -For  Granising
Water - required
Salt to taste

For Seasoning:

Oil - 2 tsp
Mustard seed - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - required
Garlic pods - 2 (crushed)


Pressure cook Channa dal & Potato.
Remove the skin & mash potato separately and keep it aside.
Add Onion, tomato, green chili, curry powder, Turmeric powder,Hing to the cooked channa dal & pressure cook for one whistle.
After 10mins, Open the pressure pan & add mashed potato & Cook it for another 7 mins in medium heat.
Add Salt & adjust it to taste.
Heat oil in a kadai, fry papad and allow it to cool.
Scramble papad into big piece & add to boiling kootu and turn off the heat.
In same kadai with 2 tsp of oil, add seasoning ingredients to splutter & add to the kootu.
Serve hot with white rice or roti.

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  1. a new dish to us saras.cool and yummy

  2. Potato in any form is my favorite..this one sounds delicious too!

    US Masala

  3. Hi first time here, and this sounds very interesting.


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