Baby potatoes – 500 gms

Tomatoes – 3-4 finely chopped

Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Pepper corns – 8-10

Coriander seeds – 2 tbsp

Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp

Fennel seeds – 1 tbsp

Poppy seeds – 1 tbsp

Red chillies – 5-6

Asafoetida – 1 tsp

Ghee /oil – 5-6 tbsp

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves – 1 bunch finely chopped


In a pressure cooker heat water and once hot add the baby potatoes and cook them for two whistles. Once cool peal the skin and cut them into uniform size and keep it aside.

In a kadai dry roast red chillies, Coriander seeds, Fennel seeds, poppy seeds, Cumin seeds and pepper corns for a few minutes. Take it off the heat and once cool grind them into a fine powder and keep it aside.

In the same kadai add ghee/oil and once hot add Mustard seeds, Asafoetida and saute for a couple of minutes.

Now add the tomatoes and Turmeric powder and mix well. Saute till the tomatoes become mushy.

Now add the semi cooked potatoes, masala powder and salt and mix well.

Saute for a few minutes till the potatoes are nicely roasted.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Yummy Baby Potatoes Masala Roast is now ready!!!