Healthy Potato Salad

"This is my very own recipe that has developed over the years. I have never actually measured anything - until now - so each time it would be a tad different. It is a bit different in the sense that it has curry in it. Also - the dressing is quite light since there is very little mayo in it and it is mostly based on strained yogurt. I serve the toppings in bowls on the table and each person can customize their salad this way"
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  • strain yogurt in strainer or in a coffee filter placed in a sieve, let the whey run off for about 1 hour. Yogurt will have same consistency as sour cream.
  • boil potatoes, peel, let cool and cube. Best used when fairly cold, but I have also used them while still warm if I do not have the time to wait.
  • Mix yogurt with mayo, onion, sugar, salt and lemon. Add curry 'to taste' - I use 1/2 tsp but not everybody likes the same amount of curry so add a bit at a time. Mix and add more salt/pepper if needed.
  • Add cubed potatoes to mix and let cool.
  • Serve with toppings.

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  1. WiGal
    Refreshing, delicious, creative! Made exactly as posted with full amount of curry. Perfect with grilled chicken. Thanks Deantini.
  2. Annacia
    I enjoyed this without the toppings. Loved, loved, loved the curry addition and I can see that this will surely be made again here. Used tiny Yukon Golds halved and to my taste this came out perfect. A little tang and a little spice that raise the humble potato to a very yumful salad.
  3. threeovens
    I like to take potato salad to work and often the dressing gets too watery by the time I eat it because of the vegetables that are added in. In this recipe they sort of rest on top and don't leak into the salad. I used homemade yogurt and just a little mayo. What a great idea! The curry is very nice here.
  4. Sharon123
    I scaled the recipe down and enjoyed this salad. I didn't add anything. Thanks! Made for PRMR game.
  5. Artandkitchen
    Really yummy, we loved them very much!<br/>I did not use cucumber as my husband has problem to digest them, but I'm sure this would be great as well. I used roma tomatoes as I had them on hand and for the curry I have an indian delicious "potatoes masala" that was perfect for this recipe. It was wonderful and coloured! <br/>Thanks a lot for this great salad we will prepare this again for sure



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