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batata bhaji {Indian spiced potatoes}
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Batata Bhaji {Indian Spiced Potatoes} - Instant Pot

Tender spiced potatoes sauteed with a hint of turmeric and lightly spiced with ginger and green chilies.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: batata bhaji
Servings: 4
Calories: 154kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 large yellow onion thinly diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons green chilies diced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger grated
  • 20 curry leaves chopped
  • 3 large yukon gold potatoes peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes (3 to 4 cups)
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped for garnish

Instructions

  • Set the Instant Pot to saute(more) mode. Once the hot sign display, add oil. Add mustard seeds in the oil and allow them to pop which may take 2-3 minutes. Add onions and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add turmeric, green chilies, ginger and curry leaves. Saute for 30 seconds. Press Cancel. Add potatoes, salt and water. Mix well, deglazing the pot if needed. Close the Instant Pot lid with pressure valve to sealing. Cook on manual / Pressure Cook (Hi) for 4 minutes followed by quick release. Turn the Instant Pot off.
  • Open the Instant Pot lid. Add lemon juice and cilantro. Mix gently and enjoy hot.

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Notes

Notes:
Make sure that the potatoes are cut into 1 inch cubes. If you cut them smaller, adjust the cook time to 2-3 minutes. 
Yellow and White Potatoes hold up their shape well after pressure cooking are ideal for this recipe. 

Nutrition

Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 1178mg | Potassium: 566mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 118.3mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 4.2mg
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