Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Baby Potato Fry / Spicy Urulai Roast











Baby Potato Curry:



Here comes a flavorful and gorgeous fry with baby potatoes. Baby potatoes are alwals everyone’s favorite & a stir fry with it is just wonderful.  Baby potatoes with crunchy bell peppercorns just explode in your mouth giving a spicy hot taste. You can vary the spice level according to your taste.


In this recipe, baby potatoes are shallow fried with Southern Indian spices & can be done in 15 mins. It tastes awesome as a side dish with dalcurry,  Sambar or  curd rice  or with chapathi.


Make the delicious baby potato fry with this easy recipe & enjoy..:)

















Ingredients:











  • Baby potatoes              - 500 g
  • Oil                                - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Asafetida pwd               - a pinch
  • Mustard                        - ¼ tsp
  • Cumin                           - ¼ tsp
  • Split urad dal                - ¼ tsp
  • Curry leaves                  - a few
  • Small onions/ shallots   - 10 to 15
  • Turmeric pwd                - ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste





For Spice Pwd:




  • Red chilly                      - 2 or 3
  • Urad dal                        - 1 tsp
  • Chana dal                     - 1 ½ tsp
  • Black peppercorns        - ½ tsp
  • Coriander seeds            - ½ tsp
  • Oil                                - ½ tsp









Method:













  1. Heat ½ tsp oil in a fry pan.
  2. Dry roast the red chillies, lentils, black peppercorn, coriander seeds.
  3. Keep tossing till rich aroma arises.










  1. Allow them to cool and grind it to fine pwd.
  2. Wash baby potatoes and pressure cook till soft.
  3. Cool and peel the skin.
  4. Prick them with a tooth pick to make small holes in each of them & keep aside.
  5. Add 2 tbsp oil to the fry pan.
  6. Once hot add dash of asafetida pwd.
  7. Add mustard, cumin, split urad dal, curry leaves and wait to crackle.
  8. Add finely chopped shallots and saute them till golden brown.
  9. Stir in the cooked potatoes.
  10. Add turmeric pwd and salt.
  11. Toss gently so that the baby potatoes get coated evenly with oil.
  12. Add the spice pwd and cook the potatoes on low flame.
  13. Keep turning the potatoes, so that it turns golden brown all over.
  14. Once potatoes get a lovely crisp brown texture with the spices , remove from flame.
  15. Serve hot with  variety rice or with  sambar rice.













  1. Enjoy the inherent taste of baby potatoes in gorgeous spices.














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87 comments:

  1. Spicy and healthy baby potatoes. Another beautiful dish of you, Jay.

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  2. drooling over these yummy potatoes

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  3. this is going to be for dinner tomorrow !! awesome love it

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  4. Another delicious dish , Jay ! You could transform ;D a mere potatoes to this beautiful and really appetizing dish !

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  5. Mouthwatering.... Love that first pic... I can have that rice dal n potatoes right now...

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  6. Just drooling over the pictures, very nice presentation..

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  7. wow mouthwatering and spicy baby potatoes...

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  8. Amazing potato fry perfect sambar rice or curd rice, looks tempting...

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  9. Jay! another delicious snacks...look good!

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  10. Super tempting recipe...Love to have with curd rice...

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  11. Beautiful. and the way we can make variety in any dish is awesome. i m really learning a lot about food from all food bloggers here.

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  12. I m salivating i want it.... yummm

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  13. Thank you so much for choosing to stay a while and sharing our lives through food. I appreciate all your comments, ideas, daily encouragement and support..:)
    have a great day..!

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  14. Spicy and yummy baby potatoes!!!!

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  15. Love this Lil potatoes always !

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  16. Excellent and mouth watering post.

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  17. loooooks so tempting.. did i tell u that I tried ur crispy onion uthappam? it was sooooooooooooooo tasty..... really!!!!

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  18. Its really nice receipt exceptionally and lovely Look. Thanks For Sharing this information is useful for all.

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  19. Makes me drool !! I made baby potato fry on Friday and will post it soon..with curd rice yummmm

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  20. love to eat the baby potatoes this way..looks yummm

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  21. love to eat the baby potatoes this way..looks yummm

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  22. yum!the pics are simply superb......inducing people to drool!theres an award for you in my space.do collect it:)

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  23. mouthwatering....luks so spicy and finger licking gud

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  24. looks wonderful jay! can smell the cooking here :)

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  25. Wow Jay you certainly know how make me drool.

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  26. just seeing the pic makes me feel like eating them. delicious!!

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  27. does look delectable..im drooling

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  28. making me hungry again...looks so tempting

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  29. yummy n tempting baby potato fry jay,....superb

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  30. looks yummy Jay.. the spice powder makes it mouth watering

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  31. Love these little potatoes. I shall try these next week!

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  32. Awesome potato fry... perfect as a side 4 rice....... looks tempting...

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  33. Wow potato fry looks awesome. very tempting n delicious platter Jay :)

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  34. Excellent this recipe. I will try it! Have a nice day X

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  35. Tempting looking curry, love the spice powder!

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  36. Drooling over the picture,love the spice mix..spicy and flavorful.

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  37. Naughty Jay, u're always tempting me with all these treats! Hahaha!

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  38. thanks for the try Sojo..so glad you enjoyed the lipsmacking onion utapam too..:)

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  39. so sweet of you Simran to share the award with me..TQ..;)

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  40. thank you friends for your precious time & valuable feedback..;)
    have fun..!

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  41. It must be a delicious dish with all those spices. The smell is already coming into my kitchen. I'd love to try it. Greetings.

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  42. This sounds delicious, Jay, although wimp that I am, I'd probably cut back a bit on the heat. Thanks for this recipe.

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  43. spicy and delicious. love it.

    From http://www.spiceupthecurry.com/

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  44. Looks yummy! A good side dish for rice or rotis Im sure :)

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  45. am drooling over here...spicy n yumm..

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  46. Awesome....

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  47. baby alu
    mmm tasty dish

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  48. Perfectly done! Very tempting....

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  49. Wow Jay, that looks delicious! I love potatoes with spice (of almost any kind) and the color on these is so beautiful...

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  50. OMg jay, urulai roast looks like to die for! super like!

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  51. Yummy delicious tempting potato fry..

    Erivum Puliyum

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  52. Great dish for a potatp lover like me!xxx

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  53. Pics looks very temptinggggg def a gr8 dish for veg

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  54. I love this recipe, I love anything potato!

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  55. Too cute they are..spicy and yummy

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  56. I love to hear from you..thanks for stopping by friends..;)
    have a lovely friday..!

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  57. Hi Jay,
    Thank you for your message. I have garam masala powder at home. Can I substitute it with pulav masala or curry masala?
    Take care...
    Ayse

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  58. This looks amazing! Great pictures! I can smell the potatoes coming through the screen! Delish!

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  59. potatoes look fabulous deliciously done

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  60. Excellent. Who doesn't love potatoes, will try it soon, insha Allah but what is Asafetida powder?

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  61. hi jay, wow! i bookmarked right away..never seen this before, cant wait to try the spicy flavor. thanks for sharing.have a nice day dear,

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  62. Wat a fabulous Fry!. Droolworthy Dear.Yummy!

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  63. love it, makes me hungry just lookin at it

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  64. Potato fry looks fabulous... is it good for health Jay? how about cholesterol content in this?

    Good job, keep it up...

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  65. sure you can Ayse..
    you can vary the spicy level as per your option..;)

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  66. Hy leemz,
    asafetida pwd is widely used for seasoning in Indian cuisine & will be available in all Indian stores nearby..
    It is a powdered spice, possessing a potent aroma & good for digestion.

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  67. thanks GK for stopping by & inspiring feedback..
    at times, v can compromise the cholesterol level with its lipsmacking taste..;)
    I agree though its not suitable for the aged people..!

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  68. wow look delicious..yummmyy

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  69. This looks super yummy! I love potatoes so I'll definitely try this recipe :) Thanks!

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  70. Looks awesome and spicy just the way I like my potatoes...

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  71. Looks awesome! I just need some rice to enjoy it entirely ;)

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  72. Hot rice, rasam, and this curry! Heaven.

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  73. Wow Jay that looks so tempting..photos have come out so beautifully..loving it !!

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  74. gosh these are divine looking. i can guess what a rollicking time your family had stuffing those piping hot babies in your mouth ;p

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  75. Looks fantastic, super tempting clicks.

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  76. Looks delicious. I love the flavors that you have added. Sure to get the hunger pangs started..!

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  77. drooling here ...love ur version ..

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  78. Fantastic Website !!! Lip smacking recipes presented very well!!! Kudos to you !!!!

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  79. Dry roast items gives good smell and flavor

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  80. thanks for all your sweet notes..:)

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Jay

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