Spicy new potatoes

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds New potatoes
⅓ cup Safflower oil
2 teaspoons Cumin seed
¼ teaspoon Red pepper flakes
¼ teaspoon Turmeric
1 Onion -- diced
1 tablespoon Mint leaves -- * chopped
(see note)
1 tablespoon Lemon juice

* Use ¼ teaspoon dried mint instead of fresh if preferred.

1. Scrub and peel new potatoes. Cook in boiling water until just tender. Cool, then slice into ¼-inch slices. 2. Heat the oil in a heavy skillet. Add cumin seeds and saute for 2 minutes, stirring often. Add hot pepper flakes and turmeric. Stir again to blend well.

Add the onion and saute for 5 minutes or until onion is an amber color. 3. Add the sliced potatoes and toss to coat evenly. Add mint and toss again. Remove from skillet to a serving plate; sprinkle with lemon juice. Serve with lemon wedges.

Recipe By : Jo Anne Merrill

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