Batata ,Tomato & Piyava Sukke

This is a recipe of my dear mother-in -law ! An easy & tasty recipe with ingredients which will always be found at all homes !


  • 2 potatoes,
  • 2 onions,
  • 2 tomatoes,
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 10 fried red chillies
  • A pinch of tamarind , (as we have added tomatoes.)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder,
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 2 cloves of garlic peeled, (if very small add 2 more.)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds.


  1. Wash , peel and cut the  potatoes and onions into cubes. Chop the tomatoes.
  2. Heat a thick bottomed kadai, add oil and mustard.When they splutter, add  the chopped onions,
  3. Saute for a while.Now add chopped potatoes, turmeric powder and little water.
  4. Cover and  cook till soft  but not mushy.Add chopped tomatoes, salt, mix well, keep it covered for a while.
  5. Meanwhile,grind the coconut gratings , chillies and tamarind adding enough water.
  6. Lastly add  the coriander seeds and peeled garlic cloves and grind again to a smooth paste.
  7. Add this masala to the cooked potatoes, mix well, boil for a while and switch off the gas.

Serve hot as a side dish !

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