Roasted Baby Potatoes/Urulai Roast

Baby potatoes are always everyone’s favorite. This flavorful baby potatoes are roasted with aromatic spices.  It is easy to prepare and it can also be served as a starter; on toothpicks. These are a perfect accompaniment for Sāmbhar, rasam with hot rice!!

Baby Potatoes                      15 no.
Salt                                    to taste 

Masala Powders
Masala Powders
 Red chili Powder                 1 tbsp.
Turmeric Powder                  ½ tsp.
Sāmbhar Powder                  1 tbsp.
Madras curry powder             ¼ tsp.
Fennel  powder                    ¼ tsp.

 For Tempering 
Oil                                    2 tbsp.
Cumin seeds                      ¼ tsp.
Fennel seeds                     ¼ tsp.


  • Wash the potatoes very well. Slit or prick with a fork.
  • Add a little water and pressure cook for 1 whistle. Peel the skin and keep aside.
  • Preheat the oven and keep the potatoes for 8 minutes in the oven.
  • Take a small bowl add 1 tsp. of oil, add all masala powders and salt in it and make a paste.
  • Mix this paste with baked potatoes and keep aside for aside.
  • In a cost iron pan, heat the oil, when oil is hot, add cumin and fennel seeds and allow to crackle.
  • Now simmer the stove add the boiled potatoes mixture and shallow fry till potatoes are roasted
  • Serve hot with rice.