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Potato gravy (Poori kilangu)

Posted by Geetha on December 3, 2008

This recipe is most famous recipe in everyone’s house for poori.



Potato – 3

Green chili – 3

Tomato – 1

Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

Fried gram dal powder – ¼ cup

Water – depends on gravy you need

Salt – to taste

Channa dal – ½ tsp

Urad dal – ½ tsp

Mustard seeds – ½ tsp



Cook the potato and mash it well and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan and once it is heated up add channa dal, urad dal and mustard seeds, allow mustard seeds to splutter and add onion, green chili, salt and sauté for few minutes. Then add tomato and sauté till it becomes soft.

Fried gram dal mixed with water

Fried gram dal mixed with water

Once it is done add fried gram dal and add enough water to make gravy.

Boiling mixture

Boiling mixture

Allow this mixture to boil and add mashed potato and mix it well. Let this mixture cook for 2-5 minutes and serve hot.


Don’t add too much water to the gravy.


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