Next time you use potatoes at home – do not throw away the peels – do remember potatoes when baked, cooked is healthy and when deep fried like your fries ,wedges etc are not healthy
- Potato skin is a concentrated source of dietary fiber
- Potato skins are a rich source of iron, potassium ,vitamins c,B6 and niacin, magnesium
So peel back the truth about potatoes and enjoy a tasty chutney
- Peels and half a potato – peels of 6-7 medium sized potatoes
- Curry leaves – a few
- Pepper corns – 5-6
- Channa dal -2tsp
- Urad dal -2 tsp
- Coriander seeds/Dania – 1tsp
- 2 Green chillies
- 2 Red chillies
- Coriander leaves -1 tbsp
- a piece of tamarind
- A tsp of jaggery
- Salt to taste
Once you have used the boiled potatoes now put the peels to good use –
In a pan – take 1 tbsp of oil, add the curry leaves, pepper corns,channa dal and urad dal along with the dania, green and red chillies and fry them till they are roasted ,now add the cooked peels along with the half piece of potato -fry for 5 mins,to this add the coriander leaves, a piece of tamarind, a tsp of jaggery -fry for 2 mins. add salt allow it to cool, run it in the mixie and grind to a pulp
Season it – Use oil,asafoetida,curry leaves,urad dal -once done, lop it on the chutney and serve.
Mix with rice/curd rice.
Enjoy it, let me know if you liked it!