Potato Salad - Nepalese Style

Potato Salad - Nepalese Style Recipe

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This lovely exotic potato salad will delight your taste buds, with big bold flavors, that blend beautifully together, for a spicy treat.

It would also be wonderful rolled in a pancake or as the filling for samosa.

I hope you will enjoy!


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10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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    2 cups potatoes, peeled, dice 1/2"
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    1 tsp tumeric, ground
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    1/2 cup mustard oil, or vegetable oil
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    5 tbsp sesame seeds, white
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    1 tbsp fenugreek seeds
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    1/2 tbsp coriander seeds (optional)
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    1/4 onion, finely chopped
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    1 tsp salt
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    1/2 tsp black pepper
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    4 limes, freshly juiced
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    2 tsp chili flakes
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    2 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
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    1/4 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped

How to Make Potato Salad - Nepalese Style


  1. In a large pot add the potatoes and the tumeric.

    Drain the potatoes and place to cool in a large bowl.
  2. Heat the mustard oil to smoking point, then remove from heat and allow to cool for 1 minute.
  3. Into the pan of oil add the sesame seeds, fenugreek seeds, coriander seeds and the finely chopped onion, fry until a light golden brown. (you don't want this to burn)

    Now add in the chili flakes and the ginger, fry briefly and remove everything with a slotted spoon.
  4. Mix the fried spice mix into the potatoes and add the fresh chopped cilantro.

    Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.

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About Potato Salad - Nepalese Style

Course/Dish: Potato Salads
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Indian

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