• Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Normal

Recipe Description

Try this Potato Turmeric Masala, which contains a number of fragrant spices. Turmeric is known to be a powerful anti-oxidant and ginger is known to help in reducing muscle pain and soreness.

Recipe Ingredient

  • 4 medium Russet potatoes, cut each into 8 pieces
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 tbsp ginger, chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 sprig curry leaf
  • 1 stick cinnamon, broken
  • 3 star anise
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp fennel
  • 2 green/red or dried chillies, cut each into 4
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying


  1. Boil potatoes with 1/2 tsp salt till they are done. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat about 4 tbsp of oil and add mustard, cumin, fennel, cinnamon, star anise and curry leaves.
  3. Gently fry the spices. When the mustards have stopped popping, add onions, chillies, ginger and turmeric.
  4. Cook till the onions are slightly golden brown. Add tomatoes, salt ( if necessary) and cook till they form a thick paste.
  5. Reduce heat and add the cooked potatoes. Coat potatoes with the turmeric spice mix and remove from heat.
  6. Garnish with your choice herbs. Serve hot.
  7. Note: To make Spicy Tumeric Potato Masala, just add one tablespoon of chilli powder to the ingredients.

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