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Saturday, 20 September 2014

Batate Saung

Batate saung /Potato saung is a spicy side dish prepared with potato and lots of onions ! this is a typical Mangalorean dish prepared by Konkanis. Instead of potato you can also use mushrooms,jackfruit seeds,bhindi green peas or gobi.This dish goes well with rice,dal and also with chapati,dosa,shevai or idli!!

2 boiled potatoes cut into small cubes
4 medium sized onions chopped
6 tsp oil
2 small  finely chopped tomatoes
Salt to taste

For the masala:
In a pan roast 1/2 tsp coriander seeds ,5-6 byadgi or kashmiri red chillies and 3 tsp grated coconut with 1 tsp oil till light brown and grind to a fine paste and keep aside.

  • In a pan heat oil and fry chopped onions till light brown 
  • Add chopped tomatoes and fry till it becomes mushy
  • Put the masala and fry for 5-10 minutes
  • Add potato cubes
  • ,salt and 1/4 cup water and cook it for 5-10 minutes and serve hot with rice and da or roti,dosa,idli.....
NOTE: You can also use chilli powder instead of masala.It also taste good.

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