Halwai September 21, 2023


• 2 – large Potatoes
• 1 tsp – Cumin seeds
• 1 – Green chilli (optional)
• 2 tbsp – Ghee
• a squeeze – Lemon juice
• a pinch Sugar
• salt to taste


  1. Boil the potatoes till they are cooked but not mushy. Cool, peel and cut them into ½ inch cubes.
  2. Heat ghee in a wok or skillet. When it is hot, reduce the heat to low. Pop in the cumin seed. Add the chillies. Stir.
  3. Then put in the potato. Saute over a medium high flame for 2-3 minutes, after stirring gently but thoroughly.
  4. Reduce the heat, cover and cook for 3-5 minutes more.
  5. Add salt and a tiny pinch of sugar. If you enjoy the potatoes a little crisper cook them longer on a high heat.
  6. Serve hot with a squeeze of lemon juice.

Recipe courtesy of Anita Raheja