Spicy potatoes

Spicy potatoes

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Serve these potatoes as part of an Indian buffet, or as a side dish for grilled meat

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal236
  • fat7g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs39g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre4g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.04g
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Ingredients

  • 800g potato, peeled and cut into small cubes
    Potato

    Potato

    po-tate-oh

    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 tsp mustard seed
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp garam masala
    Garam masala

    Garam masala

    gar-am mah-sarl-ah

    Meaning 'warming spice mix', garam masala is the main spice blend used in North Indian…

  • 140g frozen pea

Method

  1. Cover the potatoes in cold salted water, then bring to the boil. Simmer for 5 mins, until just tender. Drain and allow to steam dry for a few mins. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the spices for 1 min until fragrant. Tip in the potatoes and toss well so they are coated in the spices. Gently fry for 5-10 mins until slightly golden, then add peas, mix well and cook for 3-4 mins more. Season well before serving.

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Comments (4)

klesleywright's picture
4

I used some sliced runner beans instead of peas and less oil to make it more healthy. Made quite a dry dish but very tasty and great with a chicken jalfrezi.

beckcooke40's picture

Made these to go with Indian-spiced roast chicken, and it was really really nice, although I only used 1tsp of each spice, and was still nice. Will be making it again.

karenjohnson23's picture
5

Try these spicy potatoes with Atul Kotchar's grilled lamb with mango salad and mint chutney and you will be in heaven.

victoria-sharkey's picture
3

Nice, but not very spicy!

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