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South Indian Dry Potato

I made this recipe for my DATE NIGHT IN SOUTH INDIA cooking class at CULINAERIE Cooking School in Washington, DC. I was teaching a class to 24 students, and in this class, we used this dry potato preparation as a filling for Dosa (a lentil and rice crepe). Ingredients3 medium size Idaho potatoes, rinsed and then microwaved for about 7 minutes or a bit more, until they are cooked, then cooled, peeled and diced1 jalapeno, finely chopped1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped7 - 8 curry leaves, each leaf torn into half OPTIONAL1 Tablespoon canola / vegetable oil1 teaspoon black mustard seeds2 pinches asafoetida powder OPTIONAL1 medium size tomato, chopped1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder1/2 teaspoon sugar1/2 teaspoon salt OR as desired1 Tablespoon...

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