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Bombay potatoes

By Foodism Team

Oct, 23rd


2 persons
Cook Time
40 minutes
17 - 19


  • 13-15 units , Honey Gold Potatoes washe
  • 1 teaspoons , Vegetable Oil
  • 1 teaspoons , Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tablespoons , Brown mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoons , Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 units , Red onion julienned
  • 1 tablespoons , Grated garlic
  • 2 teaspoons , Grated ginger
  • 3 units , Thai chilli pepper deseeded (optional)
  • 1 grams , Red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoons , Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoons , Red chilli powder
  • 1 grams , Tomato sauce unsalted
  • as per taste , Salt
  • 1 tablespoons , Cumin coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoons , Garam masala
  • 1 teaspoons , Coconut palm sugar
  • 1 teaspoons , Lime juice
  • 1 as per taste , Cilantro


  • Boil 6 cups of water with a pinch of salt
  • Let the water boil and meanwhile cut the onions and grate the ginger, garli and red bell pepper.
  • Shallow cut the honey gold potatoes and add them to the water.
  • Cook the potatoes for about 30-35 minutes approximately on medium flame.
  • Check with a knife whether they are cooked and turn the heat off once they pass the knife test.
  • Save about 2/3 cup of the water and drain the rest
  • Save about 2/3 cup of the water and drain the rest
  • When the potatoes are cool to the touch, remove the skin
  • Take a pan, add oil and let it warm for 30 seconds
  • once the oil has heated up add the fenugreek seeds and let them cook for 30 seconds
  • Add the brown mustard seeds and wait for them to start popping ( You can also add Thai chili).
  • Add chopped onions in the pan and once they turn golden brown in colour add garlic and ginger.
  • Add grated bell pepper, mix well and let them soften
  • Later, add turmeric, red chili powder, tomato sauce and mix well
  • Let the ingredients cook for 30 seconds and then add the parboiled potatoes
  • Add cumin-coriander powder, red chili powder, coconut palm sugar and salt. Mix well
  • Add water saved from the boiling process and cook on medium heat for about 5 minutes until some of the water has dissipated
  • At last add few drops of lime juice and mix well
  • Transfer to a serving bowl, garnish with cilantro and enjoy!