Spicy Indian Potatoes with Cilantro (Dhaniya Wale Aloo)
Spicy Indian Potatoes with Cilantro: pan roasted potatoes in a mix of fresh cilantro, basic spices + curry powder. It has an amazing lemony-cilantro flavor that’s perfect to perk up the taste buds. Also known as‘Dhaniya Wale Aloo or Chatpate Aloo’, which is a popular recipe from the northern part of India. Best served with fresh paratha or hot rotis (Indian flatbread) or steamed rice.Weekend nosh is always special and for this weekend we made these Spicy Indian Potatoes with Cilantro.
I also call them ‘Knock Your Socks Off’ recipe !! It’s this spicy-lemony-cilantro flavor that hits your taste buds with this deliciousness that you just can’t stop eating them.
You need to try these once and the flavors-taste would literally make you a potato lover (if you’re not one).
This is my recipe which has turned many ‘Oh Thanks, I don’t eat potatoes‘ to ‘OMG, I love them‘.
Now, these Spicy Indian Potatoes with Cilantro are an extremely popular potato recipe in the northern part of India.
I can still recall that they were made almost once every two weeks in the summertime when we have an abundance of fresh cilantro in the market.
As popular as these Spicy Indian Potatoes with Cilantro are, they are equally easy to prepare.
They are mostly prepared using baby potatoes, however, any potatoes would do.
If you are using large potatoes, then just cut them into a quarter for a similar shape.
Once made, they can be kept in an air-tight jar in the fridge for upto 2-3 days.
They make an excellent entree or side dish that can be served in an Indian or Indian inspired meal.
I personally love eating them with hot Indian roti’s but just about any bread/rice or grain would do.
Go ahead and try these quick, delicious Spicy Indian Potatoes with Cilantro and enjoy this summertime inspired meal.