2 large or 2cupsPotatoesboiled, peeled, and cut into pieces (*Notes)
2Green chilieschopped finely
1teaspoonGinger paste or freshly grated or crushed
a pinchHing (Asafoetida)
Salt to taste
2teaspoonsLemon juice or Lime juice
fewsprigsCilantro or coriander leaveschopped finely
Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat. Once hot add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Then add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.
Now add green chilies, ginger and curry leaves. Saute for 30-40 seconds.
Add hing and turmeric powder.
Immediately add onions and sprinkle a little salt to speed up the cooking process.
Cook till onions become soft.
Now add boiled potatoes, salt and sugar. Mix well & cook for 2-3 minutes.
Lastly, add lime juice and cilantro. Stir and serve.
How to boil potatoes?Take potatoes in the cooker, add enough water that potatoes are submerged into the water. (instead, you can add ½-1 inch of water in the cooker, place a rack at the bottom and place potatoes on top).Stovetop: Cook on medium heat for 2-3 whistles. The number of whistles may vary depending on the size of the potatoes.Instant Pot: Cook on manual 6-8 minutes.