Serves 3

3 potatoes 1 onion
3 tbsp poppy seeds 1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp chilli powder 1 tbs Oil
Salt to taste


  1. Grind poppy seeds with water to make a paste. Wash and peel potatoes.
  2. Cut potatoes and onion into 1 inch cubes. Heat oil in a pan. Add potatoes and onions.
  3. Stir fry till potatoes turn golden. Add salt, turmeric, chilli powder and stir. Stirring occasionally, cover and cook till potatoes are done. Sprinkle water if required.
  4. Add the poppy seed paste and mix well. Stirring continuously cook till poppy seeds turn light brown and the dish is dry.
  5. Serve hot with rice and kalai dal.


More vegetables like eggplant, karela etc. Reduce the amount of oil used.
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
Energy (Kcal) 163. Carotene ( μg ) 7.5
Protein (g) 4.26 Vitamin C (mg) 10.33
Carbohydrate (g) 18.67 Mg (mg) 56.22
Fat (g) 7.96 Na (mg) 6.17
Fibre (g) 1.5 K (mg) 144.67
Minerals (g) 1.85 Mn (mg) 0.74
Calcium (mg) 250.42 Zn (mg) 0.98
Phosphorus (mg) 93.13 Cr (mg) 0.021
Iron (mg) 2.75