Indian Smashed Potatoes
Recipe Type: Side
Cuisine: Indian
Crispy skin and creamy centers, smashed Potatoes are bursting with Indian spices from the garlic, turmeric and cumin and are easy to make.They make for a great side dish.
  • Fingerling or any small potatoes-1 lb
  • Cumin Seeds-2 tsp
  • Turmeric-1 tsp
  • Garlic Powder-1 tsp
  • Paprika-1/2 tsp
  • Salt-to taste
  • Oil-3 tbsp
  1. In a pot add the potatoes and cover them with water.
  2. Bring to a boil,reduce the heat, cover and cook for about 15 minutes until they are cooked.
  3. Once cool to touch smash the potatoes with a fork or your hands.
  4. In a skillet heat oil and add cumin.Once they crackle, add the potatoes.
  5. Sprinkle turmeric,garlic powder,paprika,and salt.Mix and let the potatoes develop golden color on one side before flipping them to develop color on the other side.
  6. Once they're all golden your potatoes are ready.
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