How to make Potato Sukka -

A dry potato dish cooked in south Indian style.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Fresh coconut (ताज़ा नारियल)

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Potato Sukka checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Paneer Rassedaar Tindli Moongfali Sambariya Paneer Pasanda

Potato Sukka

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Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Potato Sukka Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and cut into cubes 3-4 medium

  • Fresh coconut scraped 1 cup

  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies 2 + for garnishing

  • Coconut oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic 1 tablespoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Tamarind pulp ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Grind together coconut, coriander seeds and dried red chillies with some water to a coarse paste.

Step 2

Heat coconut oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds. Add onion, mix and sauté till golden. Add the ground paste, mix and cook till oil separates.

Step 3

Add tamarind pulp and mix well. Add potatoes and mix again. Add salt, mix and cook on low heat for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Serve hot garnished with fried dried red chilli and a coriander spring.

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