- 800g potato, cut into cubes
The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…
- 1 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 1 onion, finely chopped
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- 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
- ½ tsp mild chilli powder
- ½ tsp paprika
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- 1 tsp cumin
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- ½ tsp cayenne pepper
- soured cream, to serve
Boil the potatoes for 5 mins. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan and gently fry the onion for 8 mins. Add the garlic and spices, then fry for 2 mins more.
Drain the potatoes and tip into the onion mix. Turn up the heat and shake the potatoes around so that they are all covered. Cook for 10 mins more until tender, then serve with soured cream, sprinkled with a little cayenne.