Potato Fry With Roasted Spices

Potato Fry With Roasted Spices

Potato fry is prepared in my kitchen very often so this time I want to try this recipe with a twist by adding roasted spices. In this recipe, I dry roasted cumin seeds, coriander seeds and fennel seeds and lightly crushed in mortar and pestle.
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 250 gms Potatoes
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 tsp Red chill powder
  • 2 nos Green Chillies
  • Turmeric a pinch
  • Curry and coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Split urad dal
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp Oil

Spices to Dry Roast:

Jeera seeds/Cumin seeds-1/2tsp

Coriander Seeds-1tsp

Fennel Seeds-1/2tsp


  1. wash and pressure cook the potatoes for 2 whistles.

  2. Dry roast the spices and crush them lightly in the mortar and pestle.

  3. Allow to cool the pressure cooker, meanwhile chop onions finely.

  4. Remove the outer skin of boiled potatoes, and chop into small pieces and keep aside.

  5. Heat a pan with oil, add Mustard Seeds Split urad dal and curry leaves.

  6. Add chopped onions, slit green chillies and fry till onions turn golden brown.

  7. Then add potatoes, turmeric and red chilli powder.

  8. Add salt and sauté for a while, see that the bottom shouldn’t get burn.

  9. Close the pan with a lid for 2mints.Then Sprinkle the roasted spices powder and mix well so that all the potatoes are nicely coated.

  10. Finally, garnish with coriander leaves.

  11. Serve this tasty Potato Fry With Roasted Spices as a side dish with dal or curd rice.