Kids Special/ Side dish-without gravy-vegetarian/ Snacks


Radhika of Tickling Palates is hosting a fun event named BLOG HOP WEDNESDAYS.This week i am paired with Kaveri  of Palakkad Chamayal.I tried out this spicy and delicious Chettinad Urulai  roast from her blog,. You can find the original  recipe here.

  1. Potato(diced and cooked)- 250gms
  2. Mustard seeds
  3. Asafoetida- 1 pinch
  4. Garlic .crushed- 1/2 tsp
  5. Onion chopped finely-1 small
  6. Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  7. Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  8. Oil
To roast and grind

  1. Split urud dal/uzhunnu parippu- 2 tsp
  2. Dry red chillies-3 nos
  3. Whole black pepper corns-5 to 6 nos


  • Heat a pan and dry roast the urud dal,once its colour starts to change ,add dry red chillies and pepper corns.  Roast until urud dal turns golden brown.
  • Allow this to cool and grind to form a coarse powder.
  • Heat oil in the same pan ,add mustard seeds and let it splutter.Now add asafoetida and curryleaves.
  • Now add garlic , onion and turmeric powder.Saute till onion turns golden brown .
  • Add the boiled potato and stir carefuly.Add salt to taste and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Now add the spice powder and mix well.
Serve with rice.

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    MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!.
    October 20, 2011 at 8:34 am

    Chettinad Potato Roast luks perfectly yumm.Luv the recipe too.

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    Priya Suresh
    October 20, 2011 at 10:50 am

    Potato roast looks absolutely divine..

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    October 20, 2011 at 11:48 am

    Beautiful clicks dear…Luv this spicy and flavourful potatoes…

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    October 20, 2011 at 12:14 pm

    first of all I am hungry now….after seeing this my it increased….

    if i have boiled rice with this potato and kachiya moru…

    mouth is watering 😛

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    Love and other Spices
    October 20, 2011 at 12:51 pm

    Love your pics,they r so tempting..

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    Jeyashris Kitchen
    October 20, 2011 at 3:08 pm

    flavourful curry to pair with sambar rice. craving for this now

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    October 20, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    very tempting fry !! looks YUM !!

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    Priya Sreeram
    October 20, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    looks wow- really inviting potatoes

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    October 20, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    Very Tempting potatoes…..The pics are awesome…

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    Sangeetha M
    October 20, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    potatoes looks so yum…wonderful presentation!!!

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    October 20, 2011 at 5:06 pm

    Beautiful clicks and nice recipe

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    October 20, 2011 at 5:31 pm

    looks really delicious. great presentation.

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    October 20, 2011 at 5:44 pm

    Hmm….. u made me hungry 🙂

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    October 20, 2011 at 6:01 pm

    Adipoli, e chatti evide innu kitti, I like it.

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    Prathima Rao
    October 20, 2011 at 6:16 pm

    Love any dish with the word chettinad..The same goes for this mouthwatering roast..:)
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    Reshmi Mahesh
    October 20, 2011 at 6:36 pm

    Potato Roast looks delicious….Love the clicks..

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    October 20, 2011 at 11:58 pm

    looks yummy…

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    October 21, 2011 at 4:33 am

    I love chettinaad flavours, but never tried anyting at home. The pics look very good.

    Indu @

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    October 21, 2011 at 4:44 am

    looks so delicious and picture are very tempting …….

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    October 21, 2011 at 6:40 am

    Delicious curry with perfect click.. Beautiful.

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    Sanctified Spaces
    October 21, 2011 at 11:03 am

    Absolutely cool clicks. Fab recipe.

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    October 21, 2011 at 7:02 pm

    tempting recipe and lovely clicks
    kerala kitchen

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    October 21, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    always love chettinad way of curries 🙂

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    October 24, 2011 at 6:44 am

    yummy recipe adn superb clicks ! happy to follow you dear !

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    October 25, 2011 at 6:32 pm

    You have a beautiful blog with some lovely pictures. This potato roast and the whole menu is just mouthwatering.

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