How to make Roasted Potato Salad -

Roasted potatoes tossed with spices and tamarind pulp.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Khazana of Healthy Tasty Recipes.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Dried pomegranate seeds (anardana) (अनारदाना)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

Roasted Potato Salad

Roasted Potato Salad Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Roasted Potato Salad Recipe

  • Potatoes 8 medium

  • Dried pomegranate seeds (anardana) 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt as required

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons

  • Spring onions with greens chopped 1 medium

  • Tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat oven to 200°C. Wash the potatoes, dry them and then prick them with a fork. Spread one centimetre thick layer of salt on a baking tray. Place the potatoes over this keeping distance between each. Cook in the preheated oven for twenty five to thirty minutes or till cooked. Alternately cook in a microwave oven for seven to eight minutes on HIGH. Cool them completely.

Step 2

Cut roasted potatoes along with their skin into one inch pieces. Roast cumin seeds on a hot tawa for half a minute, stirring continuously. Cool and grind to a powder with pomegranate seeds. Mix cumin-pomegranate seed powder, black salt, black pepper powder, red chilli powder, coriander leaves and spring onion. Add tamarind pulp and mix thoroughly. Add a little water if required. Toss the roasted potato pieces in this dressing. Arrange in a serving dish and serve.

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