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Maloo Ko Achar (Potato Salad)


Potatoes – small size if possible
Jalapeno peppers – optional, seeded & sliced into long strips 
Lime – juice
to taste
Sesame seeds – roasted, ground (optional)
¼ cup
Turmeric powder
1 tsp
Cumin seeds
1 tsp
Chillies – whole, dried 
2 to 3
Corn oil or mustard oil (mustard gives best flavour)
3 tsp
½ cup
Coriander – fresh chopped
½ cup

Boil potatoes in jackets. When done, peel and cut into small pieces. In a suitable bowl, combine potatoes, turmeric, salt, ground sesame seeds, lime juice, half of the green coriander and water and mix thoroughly. In a small pan heat mustard oil until hot; add cumin seeds and red chilies. Fry them until brown and then add jalapeno pepper. Let it cook a minute or so. Pour it over potatoes in the bowl and mix them thoroughly; garnish with remaining green coriander leaves.