Potato Roast Recipe | Podi Potato Fry


potato fry | Urulaikizhangu Varuval | how to make potato fry Podi Urulaikizhangu Varuval/podi potato fry Recipe is a popular Tamil Nadu recipe in which potato mixed with dry spices to give it a crispy outside soft inside. This Podi tastes great when mixed with steaming hot rice and ghee. It’s an interesting recipe and you can try making it if you want to experiment something new with potatoes. Serve Podi Urulaikizhangu Varuval /podi potato fry Recipe along with Sambar, Rasam, curd and Steamed rice for a weekday meal.

Potato Roast is a savory and flavorful dish that features crispy and golden potatoes roasted to perfection with aromatic spices. This vegetarian recipe is easy to prepare and perfect for a quick and satisfying meal. Our Indian Potato Roast recipe uses fresh ingredients and traditional spices to create a delicious and aromatic dish that will impress your family and friends. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a beginner, you can easily prepare this tasty and healthy meal at home. Follow our step-by-step instructions to create a perfectly roasted potato dish that is sure to become a family favorite.

This is one of the quick and easy sweet potato recipes that can be done in 15-20 mins. Potato Podi Curry Recipe with Video. A spicy and dry side dish made using baby potatoes or regular potatoes that is usually served with rice across South India. This is a no onion, no garlic recipe that comes together in no time at all. If using regular potatoes, cube them before using and it will taste just fine. The spice powder added to the dish that coats the baby potatoes is what makes this dish, a star.

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 10 min Total Time 20 mins
Servings: 5


How to make Potato Roast Recipe

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  1. Cook the potatoes with little salt. cook till they are 80% done. If you take a cooked potato and try to break, you should be able to do but with little effort. The potatoes should not be mushy.

  2. Peel the potato skin. If you used normal size potato cut in to cube.

  3. In large bowl add peeled potato. then add 1 Tbsp. tamarind water.

  4. Add 2-3 Tbsp. Paruppu podi.(usually we used for rice)/Toor dal podi

  5. Add 1 Tbsp. Kashmiri chili powder & garam masala powder. Mix it well.

  6. Add turmeric powder & required salt then mix it well.

  7. if its dry add little tamarind water as much you want.

  8. Marinate the potatoes about 5 minutes.

  9. Heat the heavy bottomed pan or non-stick pan with 3 tbsp. oil coconut oil.

  10. Add curry leaves & green chili.

  11. Then add marinated potato Cook in low flame for 10 mins until the potatoes are golden brown.

  12. Yummy Potato Roast is Ready. 


  • Adjust the paruppu podi as much spicy you want.
  • Instead of paruppu podi you can use Idli podi too.
  • This powder can also be used to prepare Vendaikkai (okra) curry in order to remove the stickiness but retain the taste.
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