Urulaikizhangu Thoran

Urulaikizhangu Thoran


  • Potatoes 4 nos
  • Onion 1 nos
  • Turmeric 1 pinch
  • Salt 1 pinch
  • Oil 2 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds, Urad dal 1/2 tsp
  • Black split gram 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves 5-6 nos
  • For the paste:Coconut, grated 2 tbsp
  • Green Chilli 2 nos
  • Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp


Wash and peel the skin from potato, cube to small pieces

Grind together cumin, green chilly and coconut without adding any water

Heat a kadai with oil, splutter mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves

Now add the chopped onions, turmeric powder and salt to taste

Mix well

When the onions turn colour, add the potato cubes

Sprinkle some water, cover and cook till the vegetable is done

Keep stirring once in a while

Now add the coconut mix

Mix well

Remove from heat

Serve as an accompaniment with plain rice and Sambar or Rasam


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