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Indian Style Potatoes - Khatta Aloo

Sue Lau
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • 1 pound baby new potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon ajwain seed
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seed
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground fenugreek
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1-2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  • Boil baby new potatoes in salted water ten minutes or until tender; then drain.
  • Cut potatoes in half.
  • Heat oil and butter in a skillet and add ajwain and cumin seeds and temper until they begin to sputter.
  • Add the garlic, onion and ginger and cook until onions soften.
  • Stir in potatoes and remaining spices; toss to mix.
  • Add water and stir, cooking until water cooks off and mixture is thick and saucy.
  • Stir in cilantro just before serving.


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