I am here with a very simple and delicious Batata Harra recipe from the Lebanese Cuisine. In my quest to search Levantine Cuisine I have come across such wonderful recipes ranging from salads to dips to spicy vegetables. Levantine Cuisine includes recipes from Syria , Lebanon, Palestine.Israel, Jordon , Cyprus(East Mediterranean shore). I wanted to make so many recipes but stuck to a simple one as I am travelling and have limited access to many Ingredients.
181St #Foodiemonday #Bloghop theme #LevantineCuisine was suggested by Sujata Shukla who blogs at https://www.pepperonpizza.com/. Thanks for suggesting such a wonderful theme that introduced us to many wonderful cuisines.
Recipe for Batata Harra / Spicy Roasted Potatoes:
6 Medium Size Potatoes Peeled and boiled
2 Garlic Cloves minced
1.5 Tsp Chilli Flakes
2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 Tsp Crushed Coriander Seeds(Must be Coarse)
1/2 Cup Fresh Cilantro finely chopped
1 Tsp Turmeric
1/2 Cup Fresh Dill Leaves finely chopped
3/4 Tsp Coarsely ground Pepper
1/2 Cup Fresh Parsley Leaves
Salt to taste
Juice of 1 Lemon
Boil the potatoes and allow it to cool. The potatoes should be cooked but ensure it is still firm. Once cooled cut them into bite size cubes.
Heat a wide bottom pan. Add Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Once the oil is warm add minced garlic and turmeric and coarsely crushed Coriander seeds.
Roast for a few minutes. Now add the cubed Potatoes and mix well.
Add half of parsley , cilantro and dill leaves and chilli flakes.
Mix well untill the potatoes are well coated for about 5 mins.
Add salt and Coarsely ground pepper ..Once done switch off the flame. Add lemon juice and mix well.
Garnish with remaining Parsley , Cilantro ,dill leaves and chilli flakes.
Serve with any Rice dish or you can just have it like this .
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