Indian-Style Potato Salad

Preparation info

  • Makes

    6

    First-Course Servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

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Cooking

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By James Peterson

Published 2007

  • About

Indian cooks make their own potato salads, seasoning them carefully with their own homemade combinations of roasted spices. Typically flavored with a mixture of cumin, various ground peppers, asafetida (a strong-flavored spice), mango powder, and a tangy seasoning called black salt, Indian potato salads fall into the large culinary category known as chaats, which are basically Indian snack foods. Onion can replace the asafetida, which gives the salad a similar dissonance, and lime juice can