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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19 thoughts on “BATATA HARRA / SPICY ROASTED POTATOES”
I made the same dish for the theme but with oven roasted potatoes. Your versions sounds quick and handy and the dish looks super inviting di !
Thank you Poonam.Will check your version too.
I love anything with potatoes in it, and this looks super inviting and delicious! ♥️ Drool worthy share!
Thank you Priya.
Lovely share Preethi. Potatoes look so rich in flavours with parsley, cilantro and dill leaves. The pics looks so inviting!!
Thank you Swati.
Wow I am drooling Preethi. Spicy roasted potatoes sounds so flavourful and mouthwatering. Boiled potatoes reduced cooking time. Awesome share.
Thank you so much.
Wow! Such an awesome share. I think it will go well with our chapati and rice too. I must try making this yummy batata harra asap.
The batata harra looks very inviting and the flavours sound wonderful. I don’t know why I have never put parsley on my potatoes when I have a lovely pot full growing at my front door! Have to try your recipe soonest.
Spicy and comforting at the same time. I am so tempted to try this with some cold couscous salad.
I was stuck at chickpeas in its various avatars for this cuisine, but this dish (& I think Poonam too) showed me a new way to make / bake potatoes.. lovely , inviting click , especially with dill on top 🙂
Your preparation is very inviting Preethi. Adding dill, parsley and coriander makes the dish very interesting and so flavorful.
so simple yet filled with much flavors here !!! Lovely share as well easy and quick one
This potato curry looks too inviting. I must try this batata harra with parsley. It must have added so much of flavourful. Beautifully clicked
This batata hara looks so inviting preethi. Love the vibrant colour of the potatoes and the garnish of coriander and green chillies. Just had food, but can have it again 😀
Thank you Renu. This is one of my favourite recipe too.
Lovely share, it sounds so flavoursome. The addition of dill leaves have taken it to another level.
Potatoes always take a top level in my favorite veggies list . The batata harra looks really delicious with some exotic spices and fresh herbs . Lovely clicks Preethi