Potato in mint masala


Ingredients :-

  1. Potato – 3 numbers, medium
  2. Oil – 3 tbsps.
  3. Onion – 2 cups, finely chopped
  4. Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp.
  5. Mint leaves -2 cups (loosely packed)
  6. Greenchilly – 2 numbers
  7. Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp.
  8. Salt to taste
  9. Tomato – 1 cup, finely chopped
  10. Garam masala powder – 1 tsp.
  11. Lime juice – 1 tsp.


  1. Peel the potatoes and cut them into 1/8″ thick slices. Put the potato slices in a bowl and cover them with water. Add 1 tsp. of salt to this water & leave the potato slices in this salted water for 15 minutes. Drain the salted water from the potatoes.
  2. Heat 3 tbsps of oil in a frying pan & fry the potato slices on both the sides till they are 3/4th done. Drain on paper towels & keep aside.
  3. Grind together the mint leaves, pepper and greenchilly adding 2 tbsps of water to a very smooth paste.
  4. To the same oil, add the finely chopped onions & fry till they turn golden brown in colour. Add the ginger and garlic paste & fry for 7 minutes.
  5. Stir in the mint -chilly paste & cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
  6. Add the chopped tomatoes & cook for 15 minutes or till mushy.
  7. Add 1.5 cup of water and enough salt. Bring to a boil & add the fried potatoes.
  8. Cook till the potatoes are fully done and coated with the masala.
  9. Add the garam masala powder and lime juice. Switch off heat.
  10. Serve this hot with puri or roti.



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