How to Make Potato Rice?


how to make potato rice


Potato rice, the mere mention of its name makes the mouth water. If you want to make an item for breakfast that's different than the regular dishes, this rice dish would be a good choice. So, let's get to know how to make potato rice.

Thanks to the simple steps and the everyday ingredients in the potato rice recipe, you can make this rice cuisine in less than 30 minutes.


What are some of the other reasons to get a handle on how to make potato rice? Kids like potatoes. So, this rice would delight them. What's more it's a good item to include in the lunch box. For children, you should make the potato rice less spicy, reducing the chili powder and garam masala.

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On the days you have left-over rice, you may want to try potato rice as it would be different from chitranna or tamarind rice, which are the common dishes made from unused (and fresh), cooked rice.

You do not need a side dish for potato rice. It would be more enjoyable to relish it, however, with onion and tomato gravy.








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Servings: 2-3

Ingredients:

1. Cooked rice 2 cups
2. Potatoes 2
3. Oil 1 tablespoon
4. Garlic cloves 4-5

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5. Tomatoes 2

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6. Red chili powder 1/2 teaspoon or to taste
7. Dhania powder 1/2 teaspoon

Here's how to make fresh dhania powder.
8. Turmeric 1/8 teaspoon
9. Garam masala 1/4 teaspoon
10. Salt to taste

How to make Potato Rice?


1. Chop the tomatoes.

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Cut potatoes into thin long pieces.

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If you will not use the potatoes immediately, add the pieces to a bowl of water. This will prevent their color change.
2. Heat the oil.

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Add garlic cloves.

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Fry for a few seconds.
3. Add potato pieces and a few pinches of salt.

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Cover and cook, mixing a few times in between, till the pieces are almost cooked.

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NOTE
Do not fully cook the potatoes, because tomatoes will be added in the next step and the potatoes will be cooked with the tomatoes.
4. Add the tomatoes.

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Mix.

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Add chili, dhania and turmeric powder and salt.

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Fry till the oil separates at the edges.

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5. Add the garam masala.

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Mix.

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6. Add rice.

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Mix.

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Fry till the rice becomes hot.
7. Potato rice is ready.

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TIPS How to Make Potato Rice
1. If you prefer to use chopped green chilies, rather than chili powder, along with potatoes, add the chilies in Step 3.
2. For extra sourness, add lemon juice and mix.
3. In season, add fresh and cooked peas in Step 4.