Basil-Cumin-Fennel Potatoes Recipe

Step 1

Heat some oil in a pan. When hot, throw in the cumin and fennel seeds. After a few seconds, put in the potatoes, along with the salt, black pepper, and cayenne. Fry the potatoes, stirring occasionally, until they get crusty. A minute before serving, add the basil. These can be eaten plain, or wrapped in a flour tortilla with yogurt, or in pita bread with yogurt. If you're combining them with yogurt, the spices should be a bit heavier, as the yogurt is fairly bland.

Things You'll Need

  • Potatoes, cooked peeled, and
  • Cut into 1/2 inch dice
  • A little garlic
  • Equal amounts cumin seeds
  • And fennel seeds (these
  • Should add the main
  • Flavors)
  • Lots of fresh chopped basil
  • (canned, dried would be
  • Acceptable)
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Cayenne (optional)

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