Batata Harra | Spicy Roasted Potatoes
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This Batata Harra / spicy roasted potatoes recipe will quickly become your favorite way of cooking potatoes! They're fluffy on the inside and crispy on the outside, plus they're bursting with amazing flavors!
Serves: 4+
  • 10 medium-sized potatoes, peeled
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp smoked red pepper flakes or smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp turmeric, powder
  • 1 lemon, only the juice
  • 3 Tbsp fresh parsley leaves, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • salt to taste
  1. In a large pot,add peeled potatoes and cover with water.
  2. Bring to boil on high heat and when it starts to boil, reduce to low and let them cook till half done, about 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. Drain the potatoes, let them cool and cut into cubes.
  4. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. .
  5. Stir in the garlic, coriander seeds and turmeric. Saute for 30 seconds.
  6. Add the potatoes, red pepper flakes and chili powder. Mix to combine.
  7. Cook for 5-7 more minutes, until they get a crispy golden crust.
  8. Serve with lemon juice on top.
  9. Add the greens, and mix to combine. Add salt to taste.
  10. Remove from heat and serve these spicy roasted potatoes with fresh chopped parsley on top.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at