Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Navratri Special-Potato Fry

            During fasting,the potato fry can be used as a snack in the evening or with meal in dinner.


  • Potato [medium size]  500 gm
  • Coriander Leaves  small bunch
  • Green chilli  04 pieces
  • Ginger  01 small piece
  • Black pepper powder  1/4 tsp
  • Rock salt [sendha namak] to taste
  • Pure ghee  3 tbsp


  • Clean the potato,boil in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles.Let the pressure release.Peel off the boiled potato.Then cut each into four pieces,or,two pieces if smaller potato.
  •   Cut green chilli and ginger into small pieces.


  • Take a heavy bottomed pan,heat it.Add pure ghee,heat it on high flame.
  • Fry pieces of green chilli and ginger for a few seconds.
  • Add pieces of potato,mix well.Fry for 2-3 minutes.Lower the flame.
  • Add salt and pepper powder.Mix well.Cover with the lid.
  • After 5-6 minutes,remove the lid and fry the potato on high flame.Keep on stirring and scratching the bottom of pan occasionally so that potato is not burnt.
  • When the oil in the pan is totally dried and potato well fried,close the flame.
  • Garnish with green coriander and serve hot.
  The yummy potato fry is ready to eat independently,or, with paratha or puri made of flour of singhara or kutu.



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    1. Yes Indrani. My family has a special inclination for this dish during my fasting days.

  2. Love it!!Desperate enough to fast just for the sake of this dish!

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    1. Thanks, may Ma Durga cast a lot of blessings upon you.

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