Potato masala (potato & peas gravy)

Masala is very popular southindian subzi made out of potato tossed along with onions, tomatoes ,peas which goes well with poori,dosa or chapathi..



Peas-1/4 cup(boiled)


Tomato -1 (big)

Green chilies -3

Ginger -1/4 piece (finely chopped)


Oil-3 tsp

Mustard-1 tsp

Urud dal-1 tsp

Chana dal-2 tsp

Curry leaves -an arch

Coriander leaves -little

Turmeric-1/2 tsp

Salt as needed

Asafetida-1/4 tsp (optional)


1. Pressure cook potato with one whistle and allow it to cool down and peel the skin of potatoes and keep it aside.

2. In a pan add oil and add the tempering items and the curry leaves along with green chilies and ginger. Once they splutter add the sliced onions, tomatoes and cook for 3 mins adding turmeric ,asafetida and salt to it.

3. Then add the green peas & boiled potatoes. Mash it with hands a little and add them and mix well and add 1/2 cup of water to it..

4. Allow them to boil for 3 to 4 mins and then add lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves.

5. Simple potato masala is ready to serve with poori,dosa,chapati or even with curd rice 😋


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