Sep 18, 2012

Aloogadde Palya

Masala dosa with Aloogadde palya, Coconut chutney and Sambar

Aloo Gadde Palya

A delicious dish made of boiled potatoes. Best with masala dosa filling / puri or chapatti !! Aloogadde palya is thick in consistency.

Serves: 4


1 tablespoon oil

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

1 teaspoon urad dal

2 teaspoon channa dal (Bengal gram dal)

1 onion, finely sliced

6 nos curry leaves

2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves

1 – inch piece ginger, finely chopped

6 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

1 teaspoon red chilli powder

1 teaspoon coriander powder

4 potatoes ( boiled with a little turmeric powder and salt, peel off the skin mash gently)

½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

1 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves


Heat oil in a kadai ( deep pan ). Add mustard seeds. When they start splutter, add urad dal and channa dal. Fry for 2 – 3 minute until fragrant.

Add onion and fry until golden color. Add curry leaves, chopped coriander leaves, ginger and garlic and fry fry until light golden color.

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder. Stir on a low heat for 1 – 2 minutes.

Add mashed potatoes and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients well. Do not add water for cooking. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 8 - 10 minutes or until all the ingredients well coated on potatoes. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves. Serve with masala dosa (or filling for dosa) / puri / chapati …

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