Crispy Potatoes with Cumin - Zeera Aloo

Crispy Potatoes With Cumin - Zeera Aloo Recipe

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Stacy Goodall

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@MrsGoodall

A very popular potato dish from North India.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb
    red boiling potatoes, scrubbed but not peeled
  • 3 Tbsp
    grapeseed or canola oil
  • 2 tsp
    cumin seeds
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper (optional)

How to Make Crispy Potatoes with Cumin - Zeera Aloo

Step-by-Step

  1. Put the potatoes in a pot with cold water to cover. Bring to a boil, turn the heat down, and simmer, covered, until tender, about 30 minutes.
  2. Drain, let cool, and refrigerate until very cold. Then peel and cut the potatoes into 1-inch cubes.
  3. Heat the oil with the cumin in a large wok or nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the potatoes and cook, stirring often, until a crisp, golden brown crust forms, 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in the salt, black pepper, and cayenne, if using. taste for salt and serve hot.

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About Crispy Potatoes with Cumin - Zeera Aloo

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




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