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Spicy Baby Potato Fry

Spicy baby Potato Fry is an easy-to-make side dish, that goes well with Rice or Roti.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • 500 gms Baby potatoes
  • as required Water
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/8th teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger-Garlic paste
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons Coriander powder
  • 2 teaspoons Chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons Dry Mango powder (Amchoor)
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Chopped Coriander leaves


  • Scrub the dirt off the potatoes and rinse well.
  • Place the potatoes in a pressure cooker. Add enough water to cover the potatoes.
  • Add salt.
  • Pressure cook the potatoes on high heat. Switch off after 2-3 whistles.
  • Let cool.
  • Peel the potatoes and keep aside.
  • Heat a pan.
  • Pour oil.
  • Add cumin seeds followed by asafoetida.
  • Stir for a few seconds.
  • Add the ginger-garlic paste and cook till raw smell goes.
  • Add the spice powders, one after the other.
  • Mix well and fry for a minute.
  • Add the peeled potatoes and mix well. Poke the bigger potatoes with fork. (Optional)
  • Once the potatoes are well coated, cover with lid and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Switch off heat.
  • Add salt as required and mix well.
  • Sprinkle the chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot.