Potatoes in Harissa Sauce, Aloo in Spicy Sauce

Potatoes in Harissa Sauce, Aloo in Spicy Sauce

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Harissa is a spicy North African Sauce made with roasted red peppers or red chillies. In this fiery recipe, deep-fried baby potatoes are tossed with spring onions, garlic and harissa sauce.

What you get is a tongue-tickling dish that literally warms your taste buds. Potatoes in Harissa Sauce is nice and spicy and just perfect to serve as a starter at parties. Do not add too much salt in this preparation because the sauce also has salt in it.

You can also try other starters like Paneer Fritters or Malai Paneer Mixed Sesame Seeds Balls .

Potatoes in Harissa Sauce, Aloo in Spicy Sauce recipe - How to make Potatoes in Harissa Sauce, Aloo in Spicy Sauce

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2 cups boiled baby potato halves
oil for deep-frying
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp roughly chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup chopped spring onions whites and greens
2 tbsp harissa sauce
1 1/2 tbsp tomato ketchup
a pinch of salt
1 tsp lemon juice

For The Garnish
1 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens

  1. Heat the oil for deep-frying in a deep non-stick pan; deep-fry the potatoes till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and spring onion whites and greens and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the harissa sauce, tomato ketchup, little salt and 1 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the deep-fried potatoes, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the lemon juice and toss well.
  6. Serve immediately garnished with spring onion greens.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy389 cal
Protein1.1 g
Carbohydrates3.3 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat41.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A402 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30 mg
Vitamin C5.4 mg
Folic Acid1.2 mcg
Calcium7.7 mg
Iron0.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium75.6 mg
Potassium33.4 mg
Zinc0 mg


Potatoes in Harissa Sauce, Aloo in Spicy Sauce
 on 04 Apr 17 09:40 AM

The crispiness of baby potatoes and the spiciness of the harissa sauce makes it really great in taste. Good starter to serve for cocktail parties. I add cheese and little fresh cream at times to this recipe to reduce the spiciness.