Anytime I go to the market, I think of buying something that will create a great dish.
The other day I noticed that the Tams and Sweet potatoes really looked fresh. Thought it would be good to try mixing all different kinds of Potatoes and yams.
So I bought, Red, Yukon Gold, and Sweet Potatoes along with some yams. Sweet Potatoes and yams would make the dish sweeter so I added a few fresh green Chillis, Cilantro and some spices. I knew I would have to add lemon juice to make it tangy. So here it is. I think this would make a great side dish for Holidays-instead of yams or potatoes-we have all of them here. You see the Cumin seeds and Black mustard in the picture-these are added in the oil to give the robust flavor. I use peanuts in many dishes – it is a personal preference. I enjoy the nutty flavor and crunchy feel. This can be a great Potato dish for Holidays- I am thinking of making this for Thanksgiving meal as a side dish.
Peanuts are optional.
Peel all Potatoes and cut them in to cubes about 1/2 to 3/4 Inch size. soak in water or they turn color
heat oil in a Big skillet, add Cumin, peppers and peanuts.
The oil must be at med-high temp, add potatoes and let it cook it without stirring at low- medium heat. for about 5 minutes.
Stir gently once or twice to mix. Cook for 5 more minutes-covered.
Test potato by taking one piece in a spoon and pressing it. It should press without much pressure.
Add salt and lemon and Cilantro. Mix and serve warm. Can be reheated in Microwave.
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