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Sri Lankan spicy Dry Potato Curry(devilled).

Sri Lankan spicy dry potato curry(devilled potatoes).

 

An easy to make fried potato curry(ala theldala)for you to try. a vegan and vegetarian fried potato dish that’s easy to make.

Boiled potato mixed in fried onions, curry leaves, mustard and loads of red chilli flakes, the name definitely”deviled” exactly describes the dish.

 

If you are bored with all the potato curry recipes out there, it’s time to give this Sri Lankan dish a try.devilled potatoes is a mix of spicy tempered ingredients and potatoes mixed and cooked together.

 

 What are devilled potatoes you ask?

Well, it’s really an over the top spicy potato fry recipe but is just full of tastes than your regular curried potato lacks.

You can easily adjust the heat of the dish by reducing the amount of the chilli flakes used.

 

The vegan, vegetarian curry is cooked without any gravy just like a regular potato fry curry but has more flavor.

It makes the ideal spicy potato curry for chapatis, naans and regular bread.

 

What to serve with a spicy potato dish.

 

  • Serve with your regular rice and curry menu. Stuff the dry potato curry into samosas, pastries, or hand pies to make a savory snack.

 

  • Serve with Garlic naan, pol roti, chapatis for a simple dinner.And any left-overs can be used to make toasted sandwiches for breakfast or use them to make any kind of stuffed rotis or parathas as well.

An easy side-dish to make with potatoes, this devilled potatoes are really tasty.

 

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Sri Lankan spicy dry potato curry(deviled potatoes). An easy to make fried potato curry(ala theldala)for you to try. Boiled potato mixed in fried onions, curry leaves, mustard and loads of red chilli flakes, the name definitely"deviled" exactly describes the dish.

Utensils and appliances needed.

A medium-sized pot.

Medium-sized frying pan.

 

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Spicy Potato Curry

(devilled potatoes).

Please make sure to read the recipe instructions carefully to avoid mistakes.
 
Ingredients

Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

250g potatoes boiled, peeled and cut into cubes(1-inch roughly)

1 large onions sliced fine

4 or 5 curry leaves

2 cardamom pods slightly bruised

1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

2 cardamom pods slightly bruised

1/2 teaspoon cumin powder

1/2 teaspoon red chilli flecks 

1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder

1 large green chilli slit lengthwise.

1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds

6 tablespoons of oil

Method

How to parboil the potatoes.

Place the potatoes(with skin)in a pan, pour water just enough to cover the potatoes.

Boil the potatoes until they are tender. you can check if they are done by inserting a knife through the potatoes if the knife goes through smoothly, the potatoes are done.

Place the potatoes under running water and peel off the skin.

Since they are already boiled and soft, the potatoes will break into smaller cubes as you mix them with the spices, so cut them into larger cubes and set aside.

 

How to cook the spicy curried potatoes.

Have all the ingredients needed to make the spicy potato dish ready.

Sri Lankan spicy potato fry recipe ingredients.

 

Place a cooking pan over medium heat and pour in the oil, add curry leaves(5 leaves), cardamom pods(2), Onions and sauté.

Once the onion slices turn golden, add turmeric powder(1/2 tsp), cumin(1/2 tsp), add red chilli flecks(1/2 tsp), red chilli powder(1/2 tsp), green chillies(2) and finally, mustard seeds.tempering the onions and spices for the devilled potatoes.

 

Reduce heat and continue cooking the ingredients in the pan while mixing to avoid any of the spices from burning for 2 minutes.tempered spice and onion paste for the spicy sri lankan potato fry recipe.

 

Add the cooked potatoes to the spices, season with salt and combine potatoes with the tempered ingredients. pour in a tablespoon of oil if you need the mixing to go smoothly.adding the boiled potatoes to the sri lankan spicy potato dish.

 

If you need a bit of gravy, pour in 1/4 of thick coconut milk, cover and simmer for further 5 minutes over low heat and serve with rice and curry.

Serve warm with your favorite rice and curry dishes.tempered potatoes for the sri lankan potato dish.

Sri Lankan spicy Dry Potato Curry(devilled potatoes).

Sri Lankan spicy dry potato curry- a vegetarian, vegan curry with tempered onions, curry leaves and just enough chilli, a tasty dish to add to your rice and curry menu-islandsmile.org
Sri Lankan spicy dry potato curry(deviled potatoes).

An easy to make potato curry(ala theldala)for you to try.

Boiled potato mixed in fried onions, curry leaves, mustard and loads of red chilli flakes, the name definitely”deviled” exactly describes the dish.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.
  • 250g potatoes boiled, peeled and cut into cubes(1-inch roughly)
  • 1 large onions sliced fine
  • 4 or 5 curry leaves
  • 2 cardamom pods slightly bruised
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 cardamom pods slightly bruised
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli flecks
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 large green chilli slit lengthwise.
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 6 tablespoons of oil

Instructions

    HOW TO PARBOIL THE POTATOES.

    Place the potatoes(with skin)in a pan, pour water just enough to cover the potatoes.

    Boil the potatoes until they are tender. you can check if they are done by inserting a knife through the potatoes if the knife goes through smoothly, the potatoes are done.

    Place the potatoes under running water and peel off the skin.

    Since they are already boiled and soft, the potatoes will break into smaller cubes as you mix them with the spices, so cut them into larger cubes and set aside.

    HOW TO COOK THE DEVIL POTATOES.

    Have all the ingredients needed to make the spicy potato dish ready.


    Place a cooking pan over medium heat and pour in the oil, add curry leaves(5 leaves), cardamom pods(2), Onions and sauté.

    Once the onion slices turn golden, add turmeric powder(1/2 tsp), cumin(1/2 tsp), add red chilli flecks(1/2 tsp), red chilli powder(1/2 tsp), green chillies(2) and finally, mustard seeds.

    reduce heat and continue cooking the ingredients in the pan while mixing to avoid any of the spices from burning for 2 minutes.

    Add the cooked potatoes to the spices, season with salt and combine potatoes with the tempered ingredients. pour in a tablespoon of oil if you need the mixing to go smoothly.

    If you need a bit of gravy, pour in 1/4 of thick coconut milk, cover and simmer for further 5 minutes over low heat and serve with rice and curry.

    Serve warm with your favorite rice and curry dishes.

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    Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    4

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 405Total Fat: 30gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 506mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 3gSugar: 4gProtein: 11g
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    Hesala Hettiarachchi

    Friday 21st of August 2020

    Hi Jehan, I made this one today and it was amazing. I added some coconut milk. Now I am like a master chef to my family. Thank you so much for the blog, I am learning lots of Sri Lankan recipes from you. Really easy to understand your step by step method. Thanks again.

    jehan

    Saturday 22nd of August 2020

    Hi Hesala, High five for achieving master chef status with the family! You are most welcome and happy the recipes are helping you with your cooking. Regards J

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