Masala Baby Potatoes | How to make Masala Baby Potatoes

By Aish Das-Padihari  |  16th Jun 2016  |  
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Masala Baby Potatoesby Aish Das-Padihari
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About Masala Baby Potatoes Recipe

Anything to do with potatoes, are comfort food for me and seriously, who does not like potatoes!! They go with everything from eggs to meat to soups and you can have them any way you want – mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed. I know, they are a little carb rich, but then, we really don’t have to finish off a full bag of potatoes on one go, right? I did some research to know more about potatoes and this is what I found – they are packed with various nutrients such as carotenoids, flavonoids and caffeic acid which help prevent cell damage, help in digestion, heart health, blood pressure and even cancer prevention. Woo Hoo! I cook with potatoes a lot and we eat potatoes almost everyday for dinner. No kidding!. This is one recipe, which is beyond easy and simple to make. It doesn’t need any onion, ginger or garlic nor any fancy creamy stuff. Sometimes, I serve them with roti or steamed rice and sometimes we just eat as an appetizer.

Masala Baby Potatoes is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Aish Das-Padihari teaches how to make Masala Baby Potatoes step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Masala Baby Potatoes in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Masala Baby Potatoes at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Masala Baby Potatoes takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Masala Baby Potatoes is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Masala Baby Potatoes is a good option for you. The flavour of Masala Baby Potatoes is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Masala Baby Potatoes and impress your family and friends.

Masala Baby Potatoes

Ingredients to make Masala Baby Potatoes

  • 12-15 baby potatoes
  • 1/2 cup yoghurt
  • A pinch of Asafetida powder
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • salt to season, small bunch of coriander leaves, chopped
  • For the Dry Masala - a handful of peanuts, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp black peppercorn, 1 tsp poppy seeds, 3/4 green chilies- chopped, 1 tsp coriander powder, , 2 dry red chilies,

How to make Masala Baby Potatoes

  1. Wash all the baby potatoes and parboil them in a large pan of water.
  2. Prick each potatoes lightly with a fork. This step is important.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and fry the potatoes with 1 tsp of turmeric and salt. Fry for few minutes until you get that golden red color. Transfer the potatoes to another pan.
  4. Add rest of the oil to the pan.
  5. Add the ground masala powder, turmeric and asafoetida and saute until fragrant.
  6. Add the yogurt and salt and saute for few more minutes in low heat
  7. Add the potatoes and stir fry for few more minutes until the potatoes are well coated with spices. Lower the heat and cover the potatoes. This process will let the potatoes to absorb all the flavors.
  8. Throw in the coriander leaves and add a juice of 1 lemon before serving.

Reviews for Masala Baby Potatoes (5)

Meenakshi Pala year ago


Geeta Shivshankar2 years ago

looks n sounds yummy....will try

Shaira Kirmani2 years ago

Yummy..looks so delicious..

Geetha Veeramani2 years ago

will try

Akarshita prasad2 years ago

We don't have to peel the potatoes?