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India   -   Spicy New Potatoes   adapted from Jo Anne Merrill

  • 2 Pounds new potatoes
  • 1/3 Cup Safflower Oil
  • 2 Teaspoons Cumin Seed
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 Onion -- diced
  • 1 Tablespoon Mint Leaves -- * chopped (see note)
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
Directions * Use 1/4 teaspoon dried mint instead of fresh if preferred.
1. Scrub and peel new potatoes. Cook in boiling water until just tender. Cool, then slice into 1/4-inch slices.
2. Heat the oil in a heavy skillet. Add cumin seeds and saute for 2 minutes, stirring often. Add hot pepper flakes and turmeric. Stir again to blend well. Add the onion and saute for 5 minutes or until onion is an amber color.
3. Add the sliced potatoes and toss to coat evenly. Add mint and toss again. Remove from skillet to a serving plate; sprinkle with lemon juice. Serve with lemon wedges.
Serves 6
Time to Make 0:30

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