Batatyachi Amti

Potatoes cooked with toovar dal and goda masala. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Batatyachi Amti
Main Ingredients Potatoes, Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal)
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 41-50 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Batatyachi Amti

  • 4-5 medium Potatoes peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) drained and cooked in ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 2 medium Onions finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons Goda masala
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Jaggery (gur) grated
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut scraped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add mustard seeds. Once they start to splutter, add cumin seeds and asafoetida and sauté for half a minute.
  2. Add onions and sauté till lightly browned. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, goda masala, salt, jaggery, coconut and coriander leaves and mix well.
  3. Add split pigeon peas, potatoes and four cups water and mix well. Once the mixture comes to a boil, reduce the heat, cover and cook till the potatoes are completely done.
  4. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1258
Carbohydrates 189.2
Protein 25.4
Fat 44.7