Dry Potato Curry

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Appears in

The Settler's Cookbook

By Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Published 2009

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  • 1 cup diced boiled, peeled potatoes
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped into slices
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 dried chilli
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • A little sugar, salt and citric acid


  • Heat the oil and throw in the seeds, chilli, turmeric and garlic.
  • Cook for a couple of minutes, then stir in the potatoes.
  • Stir-fry over low heat, then add the sugar, salt, coconut and citric acid.
  • Stuff into pita bread, adding a little yoghourt and a few slices of cucumber.