Indian spiced potatoes


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Old Food

Old Food

By Jill Dupleix

Published 1998

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A charming, well balanced Indian recipe that combines potatoes with cauliflower, adapted from a recipe by the charming and well balanced Indian food authority Madhur Jaffrey. When you are looking for what are called black mustard seeds, remember they are brown, but don’t ask me why.


  • ½ cauliflower
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 4 tbsp peanut oil


Cut cauliflower into small florets until you have around 2 cups worth. Cut potatoes into small dice. Cook potatoes and cauliflower in a large pot of simmering, salted water for 2 minutes, then drain well and set aside.

Warm oil in frypan until hot. Add black mustard seeds and stir while they po