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Yellow Potato Curry with Cumin

Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4


  • 600 gram/4 medium potatoes potatoes cut into cubes
  • 1 onion finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp light olive oil or 2 tspn ghee
  • 1 tspn cumin
  • 1/2 tspn turmeric
  • 1 sprig curry leaf
  • few mint leaves chopped
  • 3 green chillies slit in halves
  • 1/2 cup/125ml water you may need more water
  • salt


  • Heat oil and add cumin seeds
  • Once the cumin seeds start to burst add the onion, curry leaf and chillies
  • When the onion is transluscent add the potatoes and turmeric. Season with salt
  • Saute the potatoes for a minute. Add half cup of water and simmer on a low temperature until potatoes are soft and tender. During the cooking process you can add a little more water if it dries out before the potatoes are cooked
  • Mix in the mint leaves and serve hot