August 14, 2014

Potato & Peas Fry / Urulai kizhangu Patani Varuval

Most of you aware that I am posting my brother's favorite recipes for a week for Raksha Bandan and celebration time comes to an end today. 

Check out my previous special posts...

Vendakai Poriyal / Okra Stir fry

Bitter gourd Roast 

Badam Flavored Fruit Salad

Radish Sambhar

Pavakai Chips / Bitter gourd Chips

Garlic Chutney

Vadai Curd Kuzhambu

Wheat Bread Jamun 
Potato and Peas fry is a spicy curry which is served with rice varieties like lemon rice, tamarind rice and it also goes well with sambhar, rasam and curd. Dried peas can also be used in this recipe but it has to be soaked over night and pressure cooked for 4-5 whistles before adding to the curry. 

Ingredients :
  • 2 Big Potatoes
  • 1/4 Cup Peas
  • 2  Onions
  • 1 tomato
  • 11/2 tbsp Kuzhambu Milagai Thool ( Chilli powder + Coriander powder )
  • 1/4 Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 Tbsp Oil
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
Method :
  • Cut potatoes and pressure cook it for 3 whistles or cook it for 7-10 minutes in a microwave.
  • Peel the skin and keep aside.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and add the chopped onions.
  • Fry it for 3-4 minutes in a medium flame and add the chopped tomato.
  • Cook till it turns soft and mushy.
  • Add Turmeric powder followed by kuzhambu milagai thool and salt.
  • Mix well and add peas.
  • Add 1/4 - 1/2 cup water and close the lid.
  • Cook for 7-10 minutes or till the peas gets cooked.
  • Now add the boiled potatoes and mix slowly.
  • Simmer the flame and cook it for 5 minutes by adding 1 tbsp oil.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and remove from the flame.
  • Serve.

Serving Options :

Serve with Rice and goes well with sambhar, rasam, curd or with any variety rice.

Linking this recipe with Gayathri's "WTML"


  1. Potatoes and peas go so well together, don't they.

  2. Love it! I make it quite often when I have nothing else to cook and it's quick :)

  3. Potato and peas are made for each other, love it anytime...

  4. Tempting potato peas fry. Love It

  5. All time fav potato preparation yum:-) would love to have it with rasam rice

  6. Super like, one of my favourite fry.

  7. wow...simply will tend any one tempt to taste this...

  8. Nice combo... Looks yummy and delicious Priya..

  9. Delicious curry and the pics are too good.

  10. my all time fav esp with sambar n curd rice

  11. A comforting curry love it with rotis. Usually I make it without onions but next time I'll add onions.