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Spicy Potato Fry
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Simple and easy potato fry with basic ingredients.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
  • 500 g (1 pound) baby potatoes, cut into 4 (Or normal potatoes, cut into wedges)
  • 6 tablespoons (1/4) cup oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 3 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3 dried red chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons coriander powder (sprinkle in the end)
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves, finely chopped (for garnishing)
  1. Heat oil in a pan, preferably a non-stick pan.

  2. Add oil, once the oil becomes hot, add mustard seeds. After the mustard seed crackles, add cumin seeds and garlic.

  3. Once the garlic cooks, add the dried red chilly and spices (garam masala + turmeric). Quickly stir and add the potatoes. Sprinkle salt and mix. Turn the heat to low, then cover and let it cook for 10 minutes.

  4. Once the potatoes are cooked, open the lid and let it roast on low-medium heat till the outside is roasted and golden brown. Sprinkle coriander powder and mix. The roasting could take additional 10 minutes.

  5. In the end, sprinkle the coriander leaves and transfer to a serving bowl.

Recipe Notes

Squeeze some lemon in the end if you like it with a slight tang.