bombay potatoes

750g new potatoes, halved

glug oil

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp mustard seeds

1/2 thumb of ginger, finely chopped

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

onion, finely chopped

2 tsp tumeric

2 tsp garam masala

1 tsp chilli or harissa 

  • Heat a splash of oil in a pan.
  • Fry the cumin and mustard seeds until they begin to pop.
  • Add the ginger, garlic and onion - fry until softened.
  • Add spices and mix.
  • Turn the heat down. Add potatoes and stir to coat with the mixture.
  • Cover with water and pop the lid on the pan.
  • Stir frequently, until the potatoes have softened. Top up with more water if necessary.