A friend of mine makes the most beautiful yet simple potato dishes – sometimes with cumin and sometimes with sesame. Oh they are good – we eat them with ghee-dripping hot roti and a cuppa tea while we chat. There is nothing better.
Sesame Potatoes | Til Aloo
2 Tblspn ghee
1 tspn fenugreek seeds
8 potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1cm dice
1 tspn ginger-garlic paste (puree ginger and garlic together)
3 Tblspn sesame seeds, roasted an coarsely crushed
1.5 Tblspn coriander seed, roasted and ground to a powder
3 green chillies, sliced, or to taste
Saute the fenugreek seeds in the ghee until golden and then add the potatoes. Toss in the ghee and spice, then cover and cook over a low heat for 10 minutes or so until the potato is tender. Toss every few minutes while cooking.
Add the ginger-garlic paste, sesame seeds, coriander powder, salt to taste and a squeeze of lemon juice. Cook for a minute, then add the sliced chilli.
Serve immediately, and enjoy.