Aloo Fry - Andhra Style

Andhra food is known for its tangy flavor and simplicity and this recipe is just that. A simple potato fry with typical Andhra tempering (called "Popu" in Telugu) and little lemon juice that is a regular in most Andhra homes. It is very simple to make and can be enjoyed by one and all.

4 medium sized boiled potatoes with salt and turmeric
3 green chillies cut in to pieces
1/2 inch ginger finely chopped (can use readymade ginger paste)
1 tsb lemon juice
For tempering (popu):
1 tsp Urad dal
1 tsp Chana dal
1 tsp Mustard seeds
Pinch of Asafetida/Hing

Put oil in a pan and let it heat. Add the tempering ingredients in it. Let the mustard seeds pop. Add the hing.
Then put the chopped ginger and green chillies and stir for few seconds.
Add the boiled potatoes and mix the mixture properly.
Add salt according to taste.
After 3-4 minutes, add the lemon juice and mix properly.
Leave it for another couple of minutes and then put off the fire.
Serve hot with phulkas or rice.


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