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Chettinad Potatoes Recipe

Chettinad potatoes is a super spicy dish in which freshly toasted spices are coated in potatoes and cook till it is well roasted.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Baby Potato-10
  • Onion -1chopped
  • Oil-3 tbslpn
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves / Cilantro-for garnishing
  • For Chettinad masala:
  • Urad dal / Ulundam Paruppu-2 tblspn
  • Peppar-1 tsp
  • Dry Red chilli-4


  • Cook potatoes in salted water till it is tender...It will take around 20-30 mins..Drain it and peel the skin off..Set this aside for a moment
  • In a frying pan heat a tsp of oil..Add in urad dal, pepper and dry red chilli and toast for 5 min or untill golden.Let it cool down then grind it into a fine powder.
  • In a kadai heat the remaining oil ,Add in the onions and cook for 2 min.
  • Add in the potatoes and mix well.Season with salt..
  • Fry this till it gets golden on all sides..
  • Now add in the ground masala and mix well.
  • Let it cook on a small flame for 5 min.
  • Serve hot with Rice.
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