How to make Batata Song -

Sautéed potatoes and onions cooked in a fine masala made with fresh coconut, red chillies and tamarind. This thick, spicy curry coastal style curry tastes great with boiled rice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Scraped coconut (कसा हुआ नारियल)

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Batata Song checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Bhindi Coconut Masala Bhindi Masala Indonesian Pineapple Curry Mixed Vegetable Manchurian

Batata Song

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Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Batata Song Recipe

  • Potatoes peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes, 3 medium

  • Scraped coconut ½ cup

  • Dried red chillies stemmed 5-6

  • Tamarind paste 1 teaspoon

  • Coconut oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Grind coconut, dried chillies and tamarind paste to a fine paste with sufficient water.

Step 2

Heat oil in a nonstick pan. Add the onion and sauté till translucent.

Step 3

Add the potatoes and sauté well on high heat for a minute.

Step 4

Add half cup water, cover and cook for five minutes.

Step 5

Add salt, ground mixture and mix well. Cover and cook for five minutes more.

Step 6

Serve hot with chapati/bhakri.

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