Bombay Potatoes

Bombay potatoes are boiled potatoes fried in a mixture of spices. These are a really great side dish for curries and other Indian dishes and could be a good alternative to rice for something a little more interesting.

Bombay Potatoes

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: bombay, indian, potatoes, vegan
Servings: 4


  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • ½ teaspoon brown mustard seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 500 g potatoes


  • Peel the potatoes and cut into a large dice. Boil in lightly salted water until just cooked.
  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the spices and fry for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add the potato and stir to coat. Fry for a further 6 minutes stirring occasionally until the potatoes just start to become crisp on the edges.

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