Maloo Ko Achar (Potato Salad)

Course : Curry
Serves: 1
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Ingredients:

450 gram potatoes -- small size if possible
4 medium jalapeno peppers -- optional, seeded and sliced into long strips
1 medium lime -- juice of
1 teaspoon salt to taste
1/4 cup sesame seeds -- roasted, ground (optional)
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 medium chilies -- whole, dried, up to 3
3 teaspoons corn oil -- or mustard oil (mustard gives best flavor)
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup coriander -- fresh, chopped
 

Preparation / Directions:

Boil potatoes in jackets. When done, peel and cut into small pieces. In a suitable bowl, combine potatoes, turmeric, salt, ground sesame seeds, lime juice, half of the green coriander and water and mix thoroughly. In a small pan heat mustard oil until hot; add cumin seeds and red chilies. Fry them until brown and then add jalapeno pepper. Let it cook a minute or so. Pour it over potatoes in the bowl and mix them thoroughly; garnish with remaining green coriander leaves. SERVES: 6-8 SOURCE: Bhadrika Sharma, Bramalea, Ontario in "Ethnic Eating: The Canadian Scene Cookbook" .


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