Thursday, 26 June 2014

Chettinadu urulai kizhangu kuzhambu/Chettinadu potato masala

Chettinadu urulai kizhangu kuzhambu/Chettinadu potato masala

Again I'm with a chettinadu recipe.It will go well with roti and rice.Chettinadu cusine is blessed with spicy dishes.

Chettinadu urulai kizhangu kuzhambu/Chettinadu potato masala


  • Potato : 3 medium msized
  • Onion (chopped) : 1 big
  • Tomato (chopped ) : 1
  • Garlic : 4 cloves
  • Ginger : 1/2 " piece
  • Chilly powder : 1 tspn
  • Coriander leaves : fistful
  • Salt
  • Oil

To roast and  grind :

  • Cloves : 3
  • Cinnamon : 1 stick
  • Dry red chilly : 3
  • Coriander seeds : 1 tbl spn 
  • Black pepper : 1/2 tspn
  • Cumin seeds : 1/4 tspn
  • Fennel : 1/2 tspn
  • Grated coconut : 4 tblspn

To temper:

  • Mustard : 1/2 tspn
  • Fennel : 1/4 tspn
  • Curry leaves : 1 spring


  • Wash and boil the potatoes.
  • Peel it and cut in to small cubes
  • Make ginger garlic paste and keep aside.
  • Dry roast all the ingredients listed under "to dry roast and grind it in to a smooth paste".Keep aside
  • Heat a pan with oil.
  • Add chopped onion and sauté it well
  • Add chopped tomato and sauté it again till it get mixed with onion.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and sauté it well till it leaves the raw smell.
  • Add chilly powder and salt.
  • Add ground paste and mix all the ingredients well.
  • Add cubed potatoes and keep the stove in simmer mode.
  • Add one cup of water and cover the pan with lid
  • Wait for 5 to 8 minutes.Remove the gravy from stove
  • Now heat another pan with oil
  • Add mustard seeds and let it splutter
  • Now add fennel and curry leaves.
  • Pour it in to potato gravy
  • Mix it well and add coriander leaves..
  • Yummy potato masala is ready to serve


  1. This is new to me Remmy. A kozhumbu with potatoes just..

    New to your space and I m glad to see the wonderful recipes .
    Would love to connect with you.. Do drop by my space Sandhya's Kitchen ( when you get a chance.


  2. Its fabulous and yes to anything made alongside with chettinadu style with potatoes.

  3. Another wonderful dish to prepare. Looks great, Thanks for sharing!

  4. Good curry for rice..flavorful!!

  5. I made this just as per your recipe and it came out really tasty.. authentic chettinadu tase.. loved it


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