Indian Ginger Potatoes Recipe

This tasty ginger potato dish is flavorful and easy to make. You can cook the potato in advance and use the leftover to prepare it faster.


4  potatoes ( 1-1/2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

2 tablespoons canola oil

1 onion, chopped

1 jalapeño pepper, finely chopped

1 tablespoon fresh ginger root, minced

1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

1/4 cup water

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander


Place potatoes in a large stewpot. Add water to cover and leave it to boil. Reduce heat. cook without covering the pot, 8-12 minutes or until tender. Drain.

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Add onion, ginger and jalapeno. Cook  3-4 minutes or until onion is slightly browned. Add turmeric and cook 1 minute longer.

Reduce heat to low. Add potatoes, water, garlic powder, salt and cayenne pepper. Cook, 4-6 minutes (covered), stirring occasionally. Garnish with cilantro and serve.