Spicy Masala Baby Potatoes Recipe - is a quick and aboslutely delicious dry preparation of boiled baby potato tossed in chilli based masala along with tamarind pulp and freshly ground spices. This gluten free and vegan 15 minutes spicy baby potatoes roast recipe, is exactly what you need to pamper yourself on lazy weekends. Either as starter or as a side dish, this easy baby potato roast will make you crave it very often.
Potatoes always comes to the rescue when we have no other vegetables or greens available with us. This versatile tuber picks up lovely flavours of spices or any other veggies when cooked with.
Potatoes at my home have consistently been a family favourite. This spicy baby potatoes are ready in under less then 15 minutes, if you already have boiled potatoes stocked before hand.
At home, it is such that when asked for what to cook, one replies. " Aloo Methi" then the other says "Badami Aloo Gobhi" and third one says, "Aloo Pakoda". What ever is the combo, Aloo has to be the hero in that dish for them 🙂
Do you love potatoes? Then this recipe is all for you. That spicy masala coats how beautifully to the baby potatoes fry. Every bit of this masala baby potato roast will drive you to that tickling spice heaven.
I see different types of faces made when some other veggies are cooked at home. But when Aloo gawk them from their plate, all I see is unitedly happy faces staring at that masala aloo, 😀
This Masala Roast Baby Potatoes Recipe
- is easy and ready in 15 minutes
- can be customised as per the crowd
- is vegan and gluten free
- can be served as an appetizer as well a side dish
Oh, I have to tell you, this dry spicy baby potatoes recipe serves the purpose of both, appetizer or starters as well as main course. You can serve the roasted baby potatoes with chapati, hot puris, parathas.
Usually, I love to have hot dal rice topped with ghee and baby potatoes on the side, sheer bliss! what a perfect sunday meal, you have then 🙂 . Do add this recipe to your Indian weekly meal plan list also.
The spicy baby potatoes roast has always been my husband’s favourite, he like to gobble it as it is like a snack. The freshly ground masala when combined with tempered curry leaves, mustard, cumin seeds, the flavour picked up by these tiny beauties is utterly enticing.
What do we need to make roasted baby potatoes?
Baby potatoes - but, if you have them. you can use regular potatoes as well
Whole Spices - Coriander seeds, cumin seeds, whole red chillies
Spice Powders - Turmeric powder, Red chilli powder, Coriander powder, salt
Other ingredients - Tamarind pulp, mustard seeds, urad dal, coriander leaves, Oil
And so, they are regular affair at our table. You have to try this out and I bet you will go crazy once you eat this. So, without wasting time, let's head on to see how to make this quick and super tasty spicy baby potatoes in minutes.
How to make baby potatoes recipe - step by step
To begin with, first dry roast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds and whole red chillies in a pan. (photo 1)
Then add the spices and grind it to a powder (photo 2)
Now, heat oil in pan or kadhai, then, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds, allow it to crackle. (photo 3)
Once the seeds crackle, next, add urad dal, fry for few seconds until it turns golden (photo 4)
Then, add curry leaves and whole red chilies, fry for few seconds (photo 5)
After that, add boiled potatoes, sauté well for few seconds (photo 6)
Then add red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt, sauté for another minute (photo 7)
Once the spices are tossed well, then add tamarind pulp, sauté for few seconds (photo 8)
Lastly, add ground masala and toss well (photo 9)
Finally, add coriander leaves and toss. Spicy baby potatoes roast is ready to serve. (photo 10)
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Masala Baby Potatoes Recipe
to make masala baby potatoes recipe:
- 300 grams Baby potatoes (boiled and peeled)
- 1 tsp Mustard seeds
- 1 tsp Cumin seeds
- 8-10 Curry leaves
- 4-5 Dried red chilies (whole)
- 1 tsp Urad dal
- ½ tsp Turmeric powder
- 1 tsp Red chili powder ( (you can adjust according to your taste if needed))
- ½ tsp Coriander powder
- Salt as per taste
- 3 tbsp Tamarind pulp
- 2 tbsp Oil
- Coriander leaves for garnish
For spicy baby potatoes masala powder:
- 1 tsp Cumin seeds
- 2 tsp Coriander seeds
- 2-3 Whole red chilies
- Dry roast the coriander seeds, cumin seeds and whole red chillies in a pan.
- Add the dry roasted spices and grind it to a powder
- Now, heat oil in a pan or kadhai
- Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds, allow it to crackle.
- Now, add urad dal, fry for few seconds until it turns golden
- Then, add curry leaves and whole red chilies, fry for few seconds
- Now, add boiled potatoes, sauté well for few seconds
- Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt, sauté for another minute
- Then add tamarind pulp, sauté for few seconds
- Add ground masala and toss well
- Finally add coriander leaves and toss.
- Spicy baby potatoes are ready to serve.
Tamarind paste gave a twist to this recipe
It has turned out to be my favourite.
Thank you so much Kiran, am so happy to know it turned out to be your favourite now 🙂
so much relishing this looks.
I am trying this right now!!!
They are so delicious and perfectly spiced. Tried them today and just fell in love with it.
Thank you very much Jahnvi 🙂
really glad to know you loved it so much
Tried this yday. It was yummy. I was hunting for this recipe. It's nostalgic.
Thank you very much Aarti. 🙂