Garlicky Potato Salad

Salatit Batata

Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

The Gaza Kitchen

By Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

Published 2021

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A very Gazan twist on the potato salad; makes a great picnic food.


  • 1 pound (500 grams) new potatoes
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper</


Wash and scrub the potatoes well, leaving the skins on. Cut them into halves or quarters. Boil them until they are just tender, drain well, then pan-fry or sauté them in a little olive oil until they turn golden. Alternately, you may oven-roast the potatoes with some olive oil.

Season the cooked potatoes with salt and black pepper. Transfer them to a serving platter, then dress them wit