Thursday, September 12, 2019

Batta Harra #Improvcooking

      For this September 2019 , Improve cooking challenge , the ingredients chosen were Potato and coriander . I decided to make this Batta Harra - A Middle-Eastern  skillet potatoes.

    This potato dish is flavorful with fresh garlic, coriander leaves along with the spices. Addition of lemon juice enhances the taste......

 Batta Harra literally means spicy potatoes. It is a popular dish in Lebanon. It is a simple lenanese style spiced potatoes with herb mainly coriander leaves.

 As it is made in skillet , it is also called as Mediterranean skillet potatoes.

Requirements : 

Half Kilo Potatoes
Fresh Coriander leaves 
5 clove of garlic
1 tsp chilli powder 
1 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp chilli flakes 
1/4 tsp crushed coriander seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric powder 
Salt to taste
1 tbs vegetable oil
1 tbs lemon Juice

Method : 

 Wash and peel the skin of the potatoes.
 Boil the potatoes till they are cooked half way.
 Let the potatoes cool and cut into cubes.
 Heat the oil in a skillet , add the chopped garlic , chilli flakes , crushed coriander seeds  and saute.
 Add the cubed potatoes and toss well.
When the potatoes are roasted well , add in the chilli powder , curry powder and salt.
 Roast for few minutes.
Add the chopped coriander leaves and toss again.
Sprinkle lemon juice and serve.
Batta Harra is ready to serve.

Note : 
 The potatoes can be cubed and deep fried in oil instead of boiling.

 Parsley and dill can be used as other fresh herbs......

Improv Cooking Challenge
Coriander & Potatoes

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