Batata Hara

A Lebanese preparation – this tangy potato dish makes a superb side dish. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Batata Hara

Main Ingredients Baby potatoes, Lebanese spice
Cuisine Lebanese
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Batata Hara

  • 300 grams Baby potatoes halved with skin and soaked for ½ hour
  • 1 tablespoon Lebanese spice powder
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic crushed
  • 2 tablespoons Tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon sumac powder
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Drain potatoes and put in a bowl. Add paprika powder, red chilli powder, black pepper powder, Lebanese spice powder, coriander powder and salt and mix well. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté till well-browned.
  3. Add potatoes, mix well, cover and cook on low heat for 2 minutes. Sprinkle little water, mix well, cover and cook till half done.
  4. Add tomato ketchup, mix well, sprinkle some more water, mix again, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add sumac powder, coriander leaves and mix well. Switch off heat.
  6. Serve hot on a bed of cabbage.