• 500g baby new potatoes, cooked
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp deggi mirch chilli powder or Kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tsp chaat masala, (see cook's notes below)
  • 1 tsp dried fenugreek (methi)
  • 1 green chilli, finely chopped
  • 6 spring onions, chopped
  • 40g butter, melted
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • a small bunch coriander, finely chopped


  • STEP 1

    Heat the grill to high, skewer the potatoes, drizzle with a little oil and grill for 4-5 minutes on each side until charred.

  • STEP 2

    Put in a bowl and break them up using a fork, then add the spices, fresh chilli, spring onions, butter and lime juice and season. Sprinkle over the coriander and serve with raita, if you like.

To make chaat masala, mix 1 tbsp amchoor powder (ground mango powder), ground cumin and sea salt with 1 tsp ground coriander, ½ tsp ground fennel, black pepper and garam masala with a pinch of asafoetida. Stored in an airtight container, this will keep for a few months. Alternatively, buy ready-made chaat masala and other spices online at


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