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Masala Smashed Potatoes

Shilpa

spicytamarind.com.au

Ingredients
  

  • 750 grams baby potatoes
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder optional
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Coriander leaves for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon chaat masala optional

Instructions
 

  • Wash and clean the potatoes. Place them in a large pot with sufficient water
  • Boil until the potatoes are just done (around 18-20 minutes)
  • Transfer to cold water and let it cool for 5 minutes
  • In a small bowl, combine olive oil, coriander powder, turmeric, chilli powder, garam masala, garlic powder, sugar, and salt. Mix well
  • Once the potatoes are cooled, add the oil and spice mixture
  • Mix well making sure all the potatoes are coated well

To bake in an oven

  • Preheat oven at 200 C (390 F)
  • Place the potatoes onto a baking tray
  • Take a fork and smash the potatoes thinly, taking care, not to beak them
  • Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes
  • Garnish with chaat masala, lemon juice, and coriander leaves

To make in an air fryer

  • Brush the air fryer basket with few drops of oil
  • Place the potatoes in the basket
  • Take a fork and smash the potatoes thinly, taking care, not to beak them
  • Air fry at 200 C (390 F) for 8-10 minutes
  • Garnish with chaat masala, lemon juice, and coriander leaves

To make on a stovetop

  • Add 1 teaspoon oil on a tawa or griddle
  • Place the potatoes on the tawa
  • Take a fork and smash the potatoes thinly, taking care, not to beak them
  • Place on high heat and fry until they are golden (5-6 minutes)
  • Carefully flip them and fry until both sides are golden
  • Garnish with chaat masala, lemon juice, and coriander leaves