14 February 2010

Potatoes and peanuts

Lots of potatoes this winter!
Serves 4 as a side

2 red potatoes, peeled and diced into 1/4" cubes
4 tbsp raw peanuts
1 medium onion, diced
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric
salt to taste
crushed red pepper
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup of chopped fresh coriander + 1 tbsp for garnish
  1. Heat a tbsp of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Once it begins to sputter, add onions and peanuts. Cook until onions are slightly browned.
  2. Add turmeric, salt and crushed red pepper. Stir in for a minute. Add diced potatoes and a couple tbsp of water with lemon juice Stir, cover and cook until potatoes are done, about 10 mins.
  3. Add 1/4 cup of fresh coriander and cook for another minute.
  4. Garnish if necessary and serve hot.

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