New Potatoes With Cumin

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by pattikay in L.A.

This is a lovely, spicey way to prepare small new potatoes from Madhur Jaffrey's Quick and Easy Indian Cooking.

Top Review by reneeumiami

Wonderful flavor! I used fingerling potatoes and left the skins on.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Scrub potatoes and put them in a saucepan. Cover with water to come about 1 inch above the potatoes.
  2. Add 1 T salt to the water and bring to a boil. Cover and boil till potatoes are just tender. Drain and peel.
  3. Put the oil in a frying pan and set over med-high heat. When the oil is hot, put in cumin seeds. Let the seeds sizzle for a few seconds.
  4. Put in potatoes. Turn heat down to medium.
  5. Brown potatoes lightly on all sides.
  6. Turn heat to low and add 3/4 t salt and ground cumin, garam masala and cayenne.
  7. Cook, stirring, for a minute.
  8. Add the cilantro just before serving and toss to mix.

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