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Bombay Potatoes Recipe.

Updated on November 14, 2015

Bombay Potatoes

Bombay Potatoes
Bombay Potatoes
Bombay Potatoes
Bombay Potatoes

Bombay Potatoes.

This is a very simple potato recipe. It is used all over India and is basically a side dish but can be used as main dish too. It is very easy to make and makes any food very tasty. People carry this dish during travelling and eat it with puri and mango pickle. This dish is a side dish to any curry, chicken, lamb or vegetarian. It's also a great way to use leftover cooked boiled potatoes. Very easy and very tasty dish to make.


Serves 4

1. Potatoes : 450 gm/ 1 pound, halved.

2. Ground turmeric: 1 Tsp

3. Ghee / Vegetable oil : 4 Tsp

4. Dried Red Chilli : 1

5. Green chillies: 2 finely chopped.

6. Curry Leaves : 6

7. Nigella seeds / Kalonji : ½ Tsp

8. Mustard seeds : ½ Tsp.

9. Onion Seeds : ½ Tsp

10. Cumin seeds : ½ Tsp

11. Funnel seeds : ½ Tsp

12. Asafoetida : ½ Tsp

13. Onions: 2 finely chopped.

14. Chopped coriander / cilantro : 5 Tsp

15. Juice of ½ lemon

16. Salt to taste.


1. Take a heavy base large pan. Put the potatoes in the pan.

2. Now put cold water in the pan just enough to cover the potatoes.

3. Add a pinch of salt and half tsp of turmeric powder to the water.

4. Bring the water to boil and then simmer the heat and cook for 10 minutes.

5. Now drain the potatoes and keep the water aside.

6. Now in another heavy base pan heat the Ghee and add dried red chilli and curry leaves in the Ghee. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes stirring occasionally till red chilli gets blackish in colour

7. Now to this add remaining turmeric powder , fresh chilli, nigella seeds, mustard seeds and onion seeds.

8. Now add to this cumin seeds, fennel seeds, asafoetida, fresh coriander and onions and cook for 5 to 6 minutes stirring occasionally till the onions soften.

9. Now add the potatoes in this and stir for them to blend in this mixture

10. Cook on low heat for 10 minutes.

11. Now the potatoes would be softened and ready to serve.

12. Squeeze the lemon on the potatoes and serve hot .


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