Potato 🥔  Pindimirium(Traditional Recipe)
56894CB5-5405-4DA8-87AA-0D0BD95EDA68I’m Extremely thankful for the opportunity to participate in the famous Tarladalal recipe contest@Instagram  and exhilarated to win the prize. My Heartfelt thanks to all the food lovers for liking the recipe and supporting me in this competition. This win is a great encouragement for budding food bloggers like me. I Thank my family, friends, each and everyone who made this attempt possible for me.
Potato pindimirium is Nellore district’s(Andhra Pradesh, India) delicacy and is in the verge of extinction. So I take this opportunity to popularise this dish.
Author: Akshayakumbham
Course: Side dish
Cuisine: Nellore(Andhra), India
Preparation time: 10 minutes 
Cooking time: 25 minutes 
Total time: 35 minutes 
Servings: 4-6
Ingredients:
Potatoes: 2 numbers
Yellow gram/moong dal: 3/4 th cup
Salt: As required 
Turmeric: Generous pinch 
Tamarind: Small lemon sized 
For ground paste:
Toor dal: 1 1/2 tbsp
Chana dal: Half tbsp
Whole black peppercorns: 1 tsp
Red chilli: 1 number
Raw rice(Sona masoori): 1 tsp
Coriander seeds: 1 tsp
Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
Grated coconut: 1 tbsp
Ghee: Few drops for roasting 
Tempering:
Ghee: 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds: 1 tsp 
Mustard seeds: 1 tsp 
Curry leaves: A sprig 
Asafoetida: A pinch
Red chillies: 2 numbers
Roasted papads: for garnishing 
Method of preparation:
🥔Take two potatoes, rinse well with water. Peel the skin and chop into bite size pieces. Immerse them  in water till we use.
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🥔Heat kadai and roast the ingredients mentioned in ground paste with little ghee. Allow to completely cool down.C123B527-F23E-4FF0-8697-078BD7ABDFA4381C8D56-C55F-49EC-A461-C373DB8347C0
🥔Meanwhile take three fourth cup of yellow gram/moong dal and rinse well with water and add four cups of water. Add a pinch of turmeric and allow to cook on low to medium flame.44DEA0C4-5898-404B-A818-53F3D57833686C70EFBC-97FF-4567-A335-EE19B51D134D
🥔Now grind the roasted ingredients in a mixer grinder  into powder first and add water to make into thin paste. D368AFB8-C4FA-4257-92C7-0348EAE8836B03BE9D7B-316C-45C6-8502-C6F51BDE864A
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🥔Add this paste to the cooked potatoes and yellow gram mixture. Also add tamarind extract and required amount of salt too. Boil furthermore for two more minutes.37F18348-4B97-4C97-9892-6B84860542A7720BA0E0-B84F-45F0-80D6-B4B0AA5F64EE
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🥔Switch off the flame. 
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🥔Heat Kadai and pour ghee for tempering. Put mustard seeds and cumin seeds. When mustard splutter add a pinch of asafoetida, curry leaves and red chillies. Switch off the flame and pour the tempering onto the prePared potato 🥔 pindimirium. 86951DB6-32B8-4C13-A043-3BE71BBA2A81
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🥔Serve potato pindimirium as a Side dish  to hot steamed rice along with any other accompaniment. Here I served potato pindimirium with ivy gourd curry with fenugreek seeds powder(Dondakaya menthi karam), steamed rice n fire roasted papads. I’ve used roasted papads as a garnish too. 
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I’ve posted easy potato pindimirium  in my earlier recipes, but I’ve used homemade Rasam powder instead of ground paste to prepare the recipe.
Urla Gadda(Potato) Pindimirium
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