Spicy Potatoes

Potatoes are my favourite vegetable! Here is an easy recipe for spicy potatoes that is a great side. You can eat these spicy potatoes with baked salmon, daal chawal, chicken tikka or even with Turkey for the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend.

Spicy Potatoes

I made these Potatoes in my Instant Pot, but if you don’t have one, there is a method to make it without also.

ingredients:

Baby potatoes, cumin seeds (zeera), chaat masala, kala namak, red chilli powder, salt and oil.

Spicy Potatoes Recipe

With Instant Pot:

  1. Add one cup hot water to the pot with a little salt. Now place the trivet inside the pot and place the baby potatoes on it. Sprinkle a little salt.
  2. Close the lid and put on Manual pressure for 4 minutes.
  3. Release the steam and open the lid after it’s done.
  4. Take out the potatoes and place on the side.
  5. Clean the pot of the remaining water.
  6. Put on the Instant Pot on Saute mode and add some oil.
  7. Add cumin seeds (zeera), chaat masala, kala namak, red chilli powder and salt. Fry it for a minute.
  8. Now add two tablespoons of water and the potatoes.Make sure the potatoes are covered well with the spices.
  9. Switch off the Instant Pot and cover the lid for a minutes. The spicy potatoes are done.
  10. If you like the potatoes a little burnt on the outside, put in the oven under “Broil” for a couple of minutes.

Without Instant Pot:

  1. Add water to a pot with a little salt. Bring to boil and add the baby potatoes.
  2. Cook for 8-10 minutes and then strain out the potatoes.
  3. Heat some oil in a saucepan. 
  4. Add cumin seeds (zeera), chaat masala, kala namak, red chilli powder and salt. Fry it for a minute.
  5. Now add two tablespoons of water and the potatoes. Make sure the potatoes are covered well with the spices.
  6. Cover the saucepan and cook in the steam till the potatoes are done.
  7. If you like the potatoes a little burnt on the outside, make sure you dry all the water.

Hope you enjoy these spicy potatoes! Let me know if you try them.

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