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pan fried red potatoes recipe

Pan Fried Baby Potatoes Recipe - Pan Roasted Masala Potatoes Recipe

Indian style spiced pan fried baby potatoes make a simple and yummy side dish with rice for lunch or dinner.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 163kcal


  • 1 lbs baby potatoes
  • 2 small sized onions
  • 2 small tomatoes
  • salt as required
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon crushed ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and crushed
  • 3 tablespoons oil may adjust as needed
  • 1 teaspoon brown mustard seeds
  • 5 red chilies dry broken


  • Peel the onions & slice thinly, keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.
  • When the mustard seeds splutter, add the broken dried red chilies fry for a few seconds.
  • Add the sliced onions to the pan,  add little salt and saute the onions until they are lightly browned.
  • While the onions are getting sauteed, slice the potatoes and keep aside.
  • Once the onions are browned, add the diced baby potatoes and saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add enough salt, crushed ginger & garlic and saute for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Continue to saute the potatoes until they start to brown on sides.
  • Meanwhile chop the tomatoes, keep aside separately.
  • Once the potatoes are lightly browned on the sides, add the chopped tomatoes to the pan and saute for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Close the pan with lid and cook in medium heat for about 7 to 8 minutes or until the potatoes are cooked and soft on inside.
  • Once the potatoes are cooked enough, remove the lid of the pan and stir all the contents.
  • Add the spices - turmeric powder, red chili powder and garam masala powder to the pan and mix everything well.
  • Saute the contents in medium heat for another 3 to 4 minutes or until the mixture is dry and the potatoes are pan fried nicely with the onions, tomatoes & spices.
  • Serve the pan fried potatoes for lunch or dinner along with rice or bread as you wish!


Calories: 163kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 579mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 710IU | Vitamin C: 76mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1.3mg