Chunky Potatoes with Golden Raisins

Aloo Kishmish Ki Subzi

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By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

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I love the burst of sweetness that plump golden raisins offer this mélange of spicy ingredients. Serve it with puffy pooris for a private pamper-yourself lunch. Go ahead and treat yourself to a glass of Viognier, Sancerre, or pinot blanc with the simple meal. You deserve it, don’t you?


  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 small red onion, coarsely chopped


  1. Combine the tomatoes, with their juices, and the onion, cilantro, garlic, chiles, and ginger in a blender jar. Puree, scraping the inside of the jar as needed, to make a reddish-green sauce.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the cumin seeds and cook until they sizzle, turn reddish brown, and smell nutty, 5 to 10 seconds. Immediately add th