Potatoes have always been an essential part of the Indian Cuisine. I can easily think of tons of Indian Dishes containing some form of Potato, spiced and cooked in different ways. Out of the handful of Indian Potato Dishes I have tried, aside from my Potato Fritter Sliders, this dish is probably one of my favorites. It is one of the more simpler potato recipes I’ve made, yet the flavors all go so well together. This is my version of the perfect potato dish, and I call it Lemony Potato Masala.
If any of you have ever had Dosa, a fermented crepe made from rice and lentils and a staple in South Indian Cuisine, you know about the potatoes you get inside when you order a Masala Dosa. I used to love ordering Masala Dosa at South Indian Restaurants but stopped years ago, because I found that the flavor and texture of the potatoes inside were always a hit or miss. We also don’t typically go out for South Indian Food anymore, mainly because most restaurants actually use a small amount of gluten in their Dosa batter (which my brother can’t tolerate). Fortunately, my mom regularly makes us dosas. Not only does she make a healthier batter, which always tastes great, but her potatoes are always perfect in every way! So following tradition, I started making my own Dosa batter at home (recipe coming soon), and I knew I needed to perfect my own version of masala potatoes to serve alongside Dosas.
Perfect in texture, just the right amount of acidity and sweetness, and awesome in flavor. These potatoes are very versatile. Not only are they perfect to serve with Dosa, but they also make for a great sandwich filling when making a hot Panini, or you can enjoy them with your favorite tortilla. I’ve even been seen to devour a hot bowl of these potatoes by themselves…yes, they are that tasty!
My kids love Dosas and these Potatoes and frequently ask to eat them for dinner. Here is my Lemony Potato Recipe, and be on the lookout for a Dosa recipe coming soon!
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