Mustard seeds (1tsp ) and a few green chillies for CHAUNK
Refined oil : 4tsp
A pinch of Asafoetida.
Salt to taste.
Procedure: Boil the potatoes. Peel off the skin. Beat the curd, with salt and sugar, and keep aside. Fry the grated coconut, coarsely powdered peanuts, and stir fried curry leaves in 1 tsp oil.
Heat the remaining oil and fry the potatoes in refined oil till golden brown. Add ginger, green chilly paste along with a pinch of asafoetida. Add the beaten curd. Saute for a couple of minutes. Bring to boil. Sprinkle coconut, peanut and curry leaves mixture on top. Finally allow the the mustard seeds and green chllies to splatter in 1 tsp oil and pour the CHAUNK into the potato mixture.