How to Make Masala Potatoes

The potato recipe I'm offering up is a very simple Punjabi dish, easy to prepare for a party. It's one of the first Indian dishes I ever cooked and it's called Masla Aloo.

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How to Make Masala Potatoes Recipe
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1
wash and dry the potatoes

wash and dry the potatoes

2
Halve the potatoes and boil them for about 15 minutes or until they are tender.

Halve the potatoes and boil them for about 15 minutes or until they are tender.

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3
When they are done, run them under cold water to stop the cooking process and let them cool down.

When they are done, run them under cold water to stop the cooking process and let them cool down.

4
When they've dried and cooled, slip the skins off...

When they've dried and cooled, slip the skins off...

5
...and cut the pieces into quarters.

...and cut the pieces into quarters.

6
Sprinkle the potato pieces with the rice flour. Coat them well.

Sprinkle the potato pieces with the rice flour. Coat them well.

7
In a skillet or kadhai heat 2 Tbs of coconut or other vegetable oil.

In a skillet or kadhai heat 2 Tbs of coconut or other vegetable oil.

8
When the oil is hot add in the cumin seeds.

When the oil is hot add in the cumin seeds.

9
When the cumin seeds start to crackle, add in all the other spices.

When the cumin seeds start to crackle, add in all the other spices.

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Keep the heat low and stir the spices around well so that they are mixed into the hot oil. When everything is well mixed with the oil, add in the rice flour coated potato pieces.

Keep the heat low and stir the spices around well so that they are mixed into the hot oil. When everything is well mixed with the oil, add in the rice flour coated potato pieces.

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Stir them around so that the potato pieces are covered in the spices. Cook them this way for about 7 minutes. Keep stirring so nothing burns.

12
 Sprinkle the chopped cilantro over the potatoes and serve them up!

Sprinkle the chopped cilantro over the potatoes and serve them up!

Ingredients

3 yukon gold potatoes 
1 Tablespoon rice flour 
2 Tablespoons coconut oil 
1 Teaspoon cumin seeds 
½ Teaspoons Kashmiri chili 
¼ Teaspoons turmeric 
1 Teaspoon salt 
2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro 
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