Bombay Potatoes

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Bombay Potatoes – the best ever Indian Spiced Roasted Potatoes. The perfect partner for any curry recipe or to spice up your Sunday Roast!

Bombay Potatoes
Bombay Potatoes

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Serves 4
Bombay Potatoes are an excellent spicy potato side dish. These potatoes taste gorgeous with chapatis, rotis or tortillas. All the spices can be found on the ethnic aisle of grocery stores.
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Total Time
45 min
Total Time
45 min
  1. Salt, to taste
  2. 3 large potatoes, halved
  3. 15g root ginger, peeled weight
  4. 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  5. 2 large tomatoes, one quartered, the other cut into slim wedges
  6. 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  7. ¾ tsp cumin seeds
  8. 1 tsp mustard seeds
  9. 1 large onion, roughly chopped
  10. 2/3 tsp turmeric
  11. 2 tsp ground coriander
  12. 1 tsp ground cumin
  13. 1 tsp garam masala
  14. ½-¾ tsp chilli powder
  15. Large handful of chopped coriander leaves
  1. Bring a large pot of water to the boil and salt it well. Place in the potatoes and boil until just tender (up to 30 minutes). When cool enough to handle, peel and chop into 2.5cm cubes.
  2. Blend together the ginger, garlic and quartered tomato until smooth.
  3. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Add the cumin and mustard seeds and, once the cumin starts to darken, add the onion. Cook for a minute before adding the ginger and garlic mixture, the ground spices and salt. Sauté gently for one to two minutes or until the garlic smells cooked. If you are not sure, taste; it should seem harmonious.
  4. Add the tomato wedges, stir well and cook for three to four minutes. Tip in the potatoes and cook for three to five minutes to absorb the flavours. Check the seasoning, stir in the chopped coriander and serve.
Adapted from House and Garden
Adapted from House and Garden
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