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Best Potatoes Ever!

Best Potatoes Ever!


"These Indian potatoes taste awesome for lunch or dinner with chipatis, rotis, or wheat tortillas. The spices can be found at any Indian grocery store."
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45 m servings 352 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 352 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 71g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 7.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 320 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Place the potatoes in a saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook 10 minutes, until tender. Drain and allow to cool slightly.
  2. Heat the ghee in a large skillet over medium heat. Lightly toast the cumin seeds in the ghee. Mix in the green chile peppers and ginger. Season with chili powder and coriander. Stir in the potatoes, and cook about 5 minutes. Season with amchoor and salt, and continue cooking about 15 minutes. Garnish with cilantro to serve.

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  1. 26 Ratings

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Thanks for taking the time to add this very traditional Indian recipe! I have prepared and eaten it all my life. You can pretty much change the proportion of all spices and condiments to match y...

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I am giving this three stars because as it is, it is just OK. I doubled the spices and it was much better. Very enjoyable - thank you for posting!

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Thanks for taking the time to add this very traditional Indian recipe! I have prepared and eaten it all my life. You can pretty much change the proportion of all spices and condiments to match y...

Wow, these ARE good. the first time i made this dish, i boiled the potatoes too long so this turned out more like indian mashed potatoes. very very spicy stuff, but its also very good. the secon...

Really tasty, though I couldn't find any amchoor in the couple of stores I checked in. I used one big anaheim pepper, ground ginger and a bit of dried cilantro as substitutes, along with just re...

this recipe goes well with chapati. while boiling the potato i added a pinch of tumeric pwdr and a pinch of garam masala. i also added methi leaves in the end wd the cilantro. this is a good rec...

Yum. I used ground cumin instead of seeds, lemon juice instead of mango powder, and added coconut (as suggested by another member). I'll definetly make these again ... like, tonight.

I cooked an all Indian dinner for me and my husband last week. We both love the flavours from India, and living in the Netherlands we have several excellent Indian restaurants nearby. Since I l...

this is so easy to make and yummy! it would make a great dosa filling too.

These potatoes were good but a bit dry. Next time I'll make them spicier and find some way to make them saucier. I added a can of rinsed and drained chickpeas to make a full meal.

Made this recipe last night with the girlfriend. I've never been clear about what a chili pepper is exactly, so we used fresh Serranos. I recommend 1, not 2, for the average eater. Sour cream...