Potato, Side Dish

Masala Potatoes

Ingredients:
15 baby potatoes scraped clean and washed
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp. each dhania powder and mango powder
3/4 tsp. sugar, sambhar or garam masala
salt to taste
1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
pinch asafoetida
1 tsp ginger and garlic grated
1-1 1/2 tbsp. oil
2 tbsp. curds
1 tsp mustard-cumin seeds

Method

Do not peel potatoes.
Once scubbed clean under running water, clean with kitchen towel.
Make vertical slits (in a X shape) down the potato carefully.
Mix all the dry ingredients. Press mixture into the slits.
Pressure cook for 1 whistle only.
Heat oil in a kadai (pan), add mustard-cumin seeds, wait to splutter.
Add ginger-garlic and potatoes, curds, chopped coriander and any left over masala.
Cover and cook for 5 mins. or before the masala becomes too dry.
Serve hot with naan or bread or chappati