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Bombay Potatoes Recipe

Bombay potatoes recipe is a popular side dish made with baby potatoes and regular Indian spices. One versatile side dish that you can serve with rice, dal, roti and poori. This easy Indian potato side dish is also popular in UK and can be made in 20 minutes. Here is how to make easy Bombay potatoes recipe with step by step photos.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 170kcal
Author: Harini


  • 300 grams baby potatoes boiled and peeled
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon methi seeds fenugreek seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds slightly crushed
  • 1 big onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoons coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • First of all boil and peel the baby potatoes. Peel the potatoes and prick them in few places.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil in thick pan or kadai. Temper with mustard seeds, coriander seeds, fennel seeds, methi seeds. Saute and let the spices crackle.
  • Add finely chopped onions and saute well.
  • Now add the peeled potatoes and saute well.
  • Add cumin powder, salt and chili powder. Saute and cook for 6-10 minutes. Toss the potatoes well in the spices.
  • Add cilantro leaves and mix well. Finally add lemon juice and mix well. Serve hot.


Calories: 170kcal