Potato ๐Ÿฅ” Stir Fry | Boiled| Potato Talimpu |Side Dish

Side Dish: Potato Talimpu

Servings: 3

Duration: 10 mins

A simple and traditional recipe from South Indian cuisine, India ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ Can make in 10 minutes. It is boiled potato stir fry which is delicious, soft and infused with spices. In this side dish, used less oil and combine with boiled potatoes contains more nutrients than fried potatoes ๐Ÿฅ”. Do try this easy recipe and enjoy with piping hot steamed rice and dal or lentils curry. Dal recipe links shared at the end of this post.


Letโ€™s start with Ingredients and follows Procedure


  • Potatoes – 3 – medium sized- Boiled – Peeled off – Diced
  • White onion – 1 small – finely chopped
  • Red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Rasam powder – 3/4 tsp
  • Salt – 3/4 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Chana dal / Bengal gram – 1 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 5 – chopped



Steamed potatoes :

  • Wash potatoes under running water, chopped into two equal parts
  • Add in plate along with pinch of salt & turmeric powder
  • I kept potatoes plate on top of rice cooking vessel, so that both cooks well
  • When theyโ€™re done, turn off heat and let them become cool and peel off & chop them

Boiled potatoes:

  • In a mixing bowl add 1 liter water along with salt & turmeric powder
  • Mix well, bring it to boil and add chopped potatoes ๐Ÿฅ”ย ( two halves )
  • Cover with lid and let them cook for 10 mins or till theyโ€™re firm
  • Turn off heat and take out cooked potatoes. Let them become cool
  • Peel off & chop them
  • Steamed potatoes are ready to use in curry

Process of making potato ๐Ÿฅ”ย stir fry/ Boiled potatoes ๐Ÿฅ”ย stir fry :

  • Heat skillet pan over medium heat
  • Add oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, Chana dal, curry. Saute a minute or till they splutter
  • Then Add chopped onion, Saute 2 minutes
  • Next Add salt, red chilly powder, Rasam Powder, turmeric powder & mix well
  • After a minute or so add chopped cooked potatoes
  • Toss them and gently mix till they absorb the flavors or sautรฉ slightly for 5 minutes
  • Turn off heat and take out in a serving bowl
  • Enjoy potato stir fry with dal rice or steamed rice
  • Happy cooking ๐Ÿ˜€ & Have a great day ๐Ÿ’–

Step by step process shown below with pictures:


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14 Comments Add yours

    1. Ramyarecipes says:



  1. So unique. Gotta try it now

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Thank you ๐Ÿ˜Š


  2. Praneetha Srikanth says:

    Nice recipe ramya.. It’s a perfect curry for lunchboxes, on hurry mornings. I usually pressure cook both the rice & potatoes..which saves a lot of time. Later stir fry the potatoes ๐Ÿ˜ƒ.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Yes it is,even I follow same process
      Thank you ๐Ÿ˜Š


  3. Megala says:

    Looks irresistible ! Love to have it with sambar rice.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜ƒ divine combo, thank you dear

      Liked by 1 person

  4. PS says:

    Very nice and unique..Great share Ramya!

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Thank you dear ๐Ÿ™‚

      Liked by 1 person

  5. The addition of Rasam powder looks interesting.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Yeah, itโ€™s the key ingredient. I hope you get sometime to make it ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Š


  6. Delicious! This is a must try:) will save this for future reference.. Thanks for sharing..

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Oh great ๐Ÿ‘
      Iโ€™m sure You definitely love it
      Thank you for stopping by, have a great day ๐Ÿ™‚

      Liked by 1 person

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