Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 16 mins

I learnt this from a book intended for vegetarian students, which means it's cheap, tasty, quick and easy. Great as a side dish with a main meal. Even better, just make a batch and devour while watching tv.


  1. Boil potatoes for 10 minutes, then drain.
  2. When potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel them.
  3. Heat the oil in a large saucepan or wok, and add the mustard seeds.
  4. When the seeds begin to pop, add the ginger, tumeric and chilli peppers (chopped).
  5. Cook the spices for 1 minute.
  6. Add the potatoes and water and cook for 5 more minutes.
  7. Serve when you think the mixture looks and smells tasty enough.
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Easy recipe with great flavor. The recipe didn't say to cut the potatoes but I decided to cut these small potatoes into fours, like large chips. Great combination of flavors. Be careful not to burn the spices before adding your water and potatoes.

Bergy September 26, 2009