Indian spiced potatoes

Indian spiced potato side dish, easy potato recipes, easy family food from daisies and pie

Indian spiced potatoes are just delicious, delicately spiced and oh so moreish. I like these alongside a chicken curry with a big zesty, zingy side salad and some cucumber raita.

The Indian spiced potatoes are super easy to make too, and make a good alternative to rice.

Indian spiced potatoes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: Serves 4

Indian spiced potatoes

Totally delicious spicy potato dish


  • 500g new potatoes peeled and cut into bitesized pieces.
  • 2 tbs rapeseed oil
  • 1/2 onion - finely chopped
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • salt and black pepper


  1. Boil the potatoes in salted water until just tender (usually takes around 7-8 minutes)
  2. Drain them and set them to one side.
  3. Heat the rapeseed oil in a large frying pan and gently cook the onion.
  4. Tip in the potatoes and add the cumin and turmeric. Season with salt and black pepper.
  5. Gently fry until the potatoes are just starting to brown and crisp up a little.
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Make Indian spiced potatoes your way
  • Use leftover boiled potatoes to make this recipe.
  • Go spicier and add a pinch of dried chilli flake or some freshly chopped chillies.
  • Go with a Mexican theme and stir through tomato puree, ground cumin, ground coriander and a pinch of chilli flakes – maybe add a can of black beans.
  • Add a creamy taste and stir through a spoonful of natural yogurt before serving.
How to serve Indian spiced potatoes
  • Serve as a side dish to curries, kebabs or roast meat.
  • Ideal for serving at BBQs.
  • Serve as a quick dinner by just topping with poached eggs.

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