Onion Potato Palya ಆಲೂಗಡ್ಡೆ ಈರುಳ್ಳಿ ಪಲ್ಯ/ಆಲೂಗಡ್ಡೆ ಮಸಾಲೆ/ಆಲೂಗಡ್ಡೆ ಸಬ್ಜಿ is a very popular side dish prepared across Karnataka and which is served in hotels packed inside the most popular Masala Dose.. It tastes awesome with Chapathi, poori and Ragi Masala Dose too..
Potatoes –> 2
Onions –> 1 big sized or 2 small sized
Green chillies —> 3 to 5
Coriander leaves –> 1/4 cup
Curry leaves –> 1 spring or less than 1/4 cup
Ginger –> 1/2 ” piece finely chopped or ginger paste
Tomato –> 1 big (Optional)
Sugar –> 1 spoon
Salt –> 2 tspns or 1.5 tspns as needed
Juice from half of lemon..
Mustard seeds –> 1 tspn
Jeera –> 1 tspn
Bengal gram or Kadale bele –> 2 tspns
Urad dal or Uddina bele –>1 tspn
Turmeric powder —-> 1/4 tspn
Refined oil –> 3 to 4 spoons
 Boil potatoes with a pinch of salt in pressure cooker for 2 whistles.
 Once it cools, peel the skin, Mash ( but do not powder it fully like a paste!) it just to small rounds. Keep it aside to cool.
 Now make Voggarane or Seasoning:
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, Jeera, Kadale bele , uddina bele, once it gets little golden color add turmeric powder, now add green chillies, curry leaves,ginger, fry well, add onion chopped pieces, fry well until it gets golden color ( for taste) and add tomato chopped pieces, add a 1/4 tsp salt ( for tomato to get cooked well ) and now add Mashed potato in 2nd step, little salt and sugar.
 Fry well for a couple of minutes and serve along with Poori, Chapathi or Dosa.
You can add 1/4 cup of coconut or Kaayi thuri which is optional, which enhances taste of the palya.