Masala Potatoes Recipe

An easy to make Indian and Pakistani recipe which is high in protein and very filling. With the warm flavor of spices, these potatoes make an ideal cold-weather side dish. Kids will surely ask for more. You can serve with all different cuisines not just Indian.


Ready In: 30 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 6

Masala Potatoes Ingredients:

  • 8 new potatoes, cubed with skin left on
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp dried red chili
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp kalounji seeds
  • 500 ml water


  • Heat a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add spices and dry-fry for 2 minutes or until aromatic.
  • Then add potatoes and water.
  • Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until potato is cooked thorough.
  • Masala Potatoes are ready now.
  • Serve with Chapati.

Yield: 6 servings.

Masala Potatoes Nutritional Facts:
Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories: 229.3
  • Total Fat: 0.8 g (Saturated Fat 0.1)
  • Cholesterol: 0.0
  • Sodium: 20.9 mg
  • Carbohydrate; 51.0 g
  • Fiber: 6.9 g
  • Sugars: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 6.2 g


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Bushra Waheed

I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. You just need to cook clever and get creative!

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