Spicy Malini Potatoes

These potatoes are the ultimate in Indian comfort food. My dearest friend Sonu loves  these potatoes and has dubbed them ” Malini Potatoes” – hence the title!

Spicy Malini Potatoes

Spicy Malini Potatoes

Spicy Malini Potatoes

5-6 Potatoes boiled and chopped into small cubes

1 teaspoon whole cumin seeds

1.5 heaped teaspoons of coriander powder

1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder

3/4 teaspoon of red chili powder or to taste

2-3 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves ( optional)

Salt to taste

  • Heat 2-3 tablespoons of oil on medium heat.
  • Add the cumin seeds and wait till they begin to pop.
  • Add the coriander powder, turmeric powder and red chili powder.
  • Saute this for about a minute – do not let the spices burn.
  • Add the potatoes and mix it well with the spices.
  • Cover and cook it on medium heat for about 1/2 an hour – keep checking on it from time to time so its doesn’t burn.
  • Add salt to taste and cover and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with cilantro leaves.


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 Potatoes mixed with cooked spices

Potatoes mixed with cooked spices

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