How to make Cajun Potatoes -

Cajun spice marinated potatoes roasted in oven.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Any Time Temptations.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Kashmiri Red chillies (काशमीरी लाल मिर्च)

Cuisine : American

Course : Snacks and Starters

Cajun Potatoes

Cajun Potatoes Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Cajun Potatoes Recipe

  • Potatoes cut into wedges 8-10 medium

  • Kashmiri Red chillies 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Lettuce 4 leaves


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 200°C. Make a marinade of red chilli powder, red chilli flakes, crushed peppercorns, thyme, oregano, salt and oil. Apply the marinade to the potato wedges and keep aside for five to seven minutes.

Step 2

Roast them in the preheated oven, basting with butter and turning them frequently, till golden brown in colour and cooked. Remove and add juice of lemon.

Step 3

Serve them hot on the bed of lettuce leaves.

website of the year 2013
website of the year 2014
website of the year 2016
MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.