Potatoes ½ kg
Cooking oil 4 tbsp.
Gram Dal 1 tsp.
White lentils 1 tsp.
Cumin seeds ½ tsp.
Mustard seeds 2 tsp.
Button chilies 4-5
Curry leaves handful
Green chilies 3
Salt To taste
Turmeric 1 ½ tsp.
Chili flakes 1 tsp.
Onion sliced 1
Cut potatoes in cube and boil them for 6-7 minutes.
Soak lentils in water for 15 minutes and drain. Cut chilies diagonal. Thinly slice onions.
In a wok heat oil and add lentil and fry for a minute, when the change color, add onion, cumin and mustard seeds.
When onion turns translucent add button chili, turmeric and chili flakes. Mix well.
Add potatoes, curry leaves and salt. Mix well.
If required add water to avoid burning.
Add green chilies and coriander leaves and simmer for five minutes and turn off the flame.
Serve masala aalo with puri, paratha, roti or dosa.