Scrub the dirt off the potatoes and rinse well.
Place the potatoes in a pressure cooker. Add enough water to cover the potatoes.
Pressure cook the potatoes on high heat. Switch off after 2-3 whistles.
Peel the potatoes and keep aside.
Heat a pan.
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.