Saturday, April 22, 2006

Potato Rice

Potato Rice

Potato Rice
This Rice is made without Onion or Garlic. This I saw in a TV show and have adapted it.
This Rice Dish is suitable for Pot Luck parties and have been appreciated by my friends

Ingredients Needed:
1. Basmati Rice 1 cup
2. Potato washed and cut into cubes 2 (medium Size)
3. Salt to taste
4. Curd 2 table spoons
5. Red Chilli Powder 1/2 tsp
6. Turmeric Powder 1/4 tsp
7. Hing Little

Ingredients for Paste:
1. Coriander Seeds 3 table spoons
2. Grated Coconut 2 table spoons.
3. Green Chillies 2 or according to taste
4. Small piece of Cinnamon stick
5. Bunch of Coriander Leaves.
6. Small Piece of Ginger.
Dry Roast the Coriander seeds till you get its aroma.
Dry Roast the Grated Coconut till brown.
Cool these and Grind with the other remaining ingredients.


1. Mustard Seeds
2. Cumin Seeds
3. Curry Leaves

1. Fried Cashew Nuts
2. Coriander Leaves

1.Wash and keep the Basmati rice aside for about 15 minutes.
2. Deep Fry Potato Cubes in Oil and drain excess oil and keep aside.
3. In a Pressure cooker, Heat about 2 table spoons of Oil and Season with the seasoning items mentioned above.
4. Fry the paste for about 3 minutes or till the raw smell goes.
5. Add Washed Rice, Fried Potatoes, Turmeric powder, Red Chilli powder, Curd and salt. Mix well.
6. Pressure Cook till 2 whistles .
7. Garnish with fried Cashew nuts.

Serving Suggestion
Serve Hot with Boondi Raitha / Papads.


Lakshmi said...

this i am going to try it out. liked the recipe.

Menu Today said...

Thank U . Let me know how it comes out.

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Menu Today said...

You can try with both normal and baby potatoes. It will trun out nice.

KeralaGirl said...


Tried out this yesterday with some modifications. I didnt want to deep fry so just sauted potato in a tspoon of oil, still the taste was great. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Menu Today said...

Hi Kg,
Nice to note that u liked this dish. Thanx a lot.

Suganya said...

I tried this recipe and it came out very well.Thanks a lot.

KitchenFairy said...

Oh God!You have a lot of rices,I liked all,i try one by one..I don't have time to read all these now,I will come back soon..Pictures are all nice..Thanks a lot for sharing all these...