Already i have some potato recipes. This is also simple potato recipe for lunch box. I love potatoes with sambar and rasam. This is an unbeatable combination. Here i used sambar powder and crushed fennel seeds, to make flavorful potato curry. Ok, here you go..

Serves: 3

Prep Time : 10 mins     Cooking Time: 15 mins


Potato : 3 large

Onion : 3 tbsp chopped

Sambar powder : 1 tsp

Crushed fennel seed : 1 tsp

Salt to taste

To Temper:

Oil :1 tbsp

Mustard Seed : 1 tsp

Curry leaf : few

Hing : a pinch


  1. Pressure cook a potato for 2 whistle. Peel off the skin and cut them into cubes, set aside. Heat kadai and temper with items given under ‘to temper’ and add onion, fry for 2 mins.

2. Add cubed potatoes, salt and sambar powder and toss well. Cook in low or medium fheat for 10 minutes, toss carefully every 2-3 minutes. Cook until golden roasted evenly. Lastly add crushed fennel seeds and mix well, cook for 2 mins.

Done. Serve it with samber or with rasam.20170224_122115


  1. If you dont have sambar powder, you can replace it with red chilly and coriander powder.
  2. If you feel curry gets stuck in a pan, you can add some more oil while tossing.