Potato Masala |Aloo Masala Recipe for Dosa and Poori

Potato Masala or Aloo Masala Recipe

Potato Masala | Aloo Masala for Dosa and Poori

Potato Masala is a commonly served side dish in South India with Poori , chappati and Masala Dosa. We know that Masala Dosa is undeniably the most popular South Indian delicacy. This delicious Aloo Masala side dish is not only delicious but it is also aromatic and easy to prepare. In the culinary world potatoes are nicknamed as sponges that absorb the entire flavors beautifully and blend well with almost all vegetables. Potatoes are nutritious and a favorite with both young and old alike. Potatoes are a good source of vitamins and minerals necessary for human body. This is one of the most easiest side dishes that can be prepared in a hurry especially for working women and bachelors.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 People



  • For preparing Potato Masala or Aloo Masala, first boil the potatoes either in a pot or pressure cooker. Mash the cooked potatoes and keep it ready.
  • Chop all the veggies and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Then add chopped ginger and saute for few seconds When its raw smell goes off, add chopped onion, curry leaves and saute till soft.
  • Once the onion turns transparent, add grated carrots and saute for 5 minutes in medium flame.
  • Finally add mashed potatoes, garam masala, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Add 1 cup water and mix well. Cook the masala for 5-10 minutes, add coriander leaves and stir.
  • When the mixture is in semi thick state turn off the flame.
  • Serve the dish with Dosa ,Poori etc..


You can go through this easy side dish Brinjal Potato Masala. You can also visit this page for an easy reference Kerala Style Potato Curry.
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