Sunday, June 1, 2014

Potato Salad - Nepali Style

recipe adapted from here
5-6 small, red potatoes (boiled, peeled, & diced)
1 small carrot, peeled & diced
1/2 medium red onion, chopped
1/4 medium cucumber, seeded, & diced (i omitted this)
1-2 red or green chili, finely chopped (use more or less depending upon your taste bud)
about 1/4 cup roasted, sesame (roasting brings out more flavor and may grind if desired)
1-2 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1-2 teaspoon chaat masala, optional ( it adds little sweetness and sourness) - omitted
1 freshly squeezed lemon juice
few cilantro leaves , roughly chopped (for garnish)
water (only if the final product is too dry, add few tsp)
salt, to taste

  1. As the potatoes are boiling, dice & chop onions, carrots, chilies and put them in a medium bowl, then add the boiled, diced potatoes to the bowl.
  2. Add all the spices, sesame seeds & lemon juice and stir until well combined. Add few drops of water if necessary.
  3. Cover it and refrigerate for 1-2 hours so that all the flavors come together.
  4. Garnish with cilantro before serving.

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