Delicately Spiced Potato and Prawn Salad with Soured Cream and Fresh Dill

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Almost Vegetarian Cookbook

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1999

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Fresh dill is a wonderful complement to both potato and prawns. All three flavours meld together perfectly in this quickly made salad for a delicious light meal. Allow enough time for the potatoes to cool down when you make this.


  • 625g (lb) small waxy new potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


Scrub the potatoes well but don’t peel them. Cut the potatoes in half, or quarters if necessary. Then steam or boil the potatoes until they are just cooked.

Meanwhile, put the olive oil into a small frying pan over a low heat. Add the chopped garlic and the ground coriander and cardamom and stir for about four minutes. Remove the pan from the heat. When the potatoes are cooked, drain an