Masala potatoes

This tasty masala mix can be made in bulk, frozen and used with root vegetables other than potatoes.

Masala potatoes


Serves 4

For the masala:
1 onion, peeled and roughly chopped
1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped
1 cm fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
½ red chilli, deseeded and chopped
1 green chilli, deseeded and chopped
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
¼ tsp turmeric
½ tsp garam masala

1-2 Tbsp canola oil
500g roasting potatoes, chopped
chopped fresh coriander, for garnish


Preheat oven to 160°C.
Prepare the masala by placing all ingredients in a food processor and blitzing. Add 2 Tbsp water if necessary.
Heat the oil in a heavy-based frying pan and add the masala. Fry over low heat for about 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and leave to cool for 15 minutes.
Place the potatoes in a baking dish, add masala and toss to coat potatoes.
Place in preheated oven and bake for about 20 minutes until potatoes are soft in the middle when pierced with a knife.
Remove from the oven and serve sprinkled with coriander.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [4 Serves]
Energy 634kj
Protein 3.4g
Total fat 7.4g
- saturated fat 0.6g
Carbohydrates 16.3g
- sugars 2.6g
Fibre 3.2g
Sodium 4mg

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