Quick potato rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Quick potato rice, as the name says, is a rice recipe made using potatoes and can be cooked in a hurry. The rice recipe is comparatively light on stomach and can be had in place of your usual pulao.

The unique thing about this recipe is that it is made easily using a pressure cooker and is loved by kids. You can learn how to make this easy-peasy recipe at home using our recipe guide.

It is best to use basmati rice for the recipe. Some spices like mustard seeds, red chilies and curry leaves are added into oil along with potato cubes. Soaked rice are added afterwards and the whole mixture is pressure cooked until ready. They are served hot with onion raita or chips.

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  • 2 - potato
  • 1 cup - rice
  • 1/2 - lemon (optional)
  • 1 onion
  • mustard seeds - for seasoning
  • 5 to 6 red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger & garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp - jeera
  • 1 tsp (optional) - raisins, cashew
  • coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • curry leaves - few
  • salt to taste

How to Make Quick potato rice

  • Dice potato into cubes. Slice onion lengthwise. Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves for seasoning.
  • When mustard seeds splutter, add jeera, cashew and raisins (let it brown a little).
  • Then add ginger-garlic paste and coriander powder.
  • Add onion and fry till light golden brown.
  • Add potato, turmeric powder and fry for 3-5 mins till light brown.
  • Add rice in the cooker, add potato mixture, salt and enough water to cook.
  • Before serving, add lemon juice and mix well.
  • Serve hot with chips or onion raitha.