Batata Harra: Middle Eastern Skillet Potatoes

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: fresh herbs, plant-based, potato, spicy, vegan
Servings: 4


  • skillet (preferably Saladmaster)


  • 6 medium-sized gold potatoes cooked and cubed
  • 3 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 lime juice of
  • 3 cup chopped fresh herbs cilantro, parsley, dill, or mint
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in a skillet.
  • Cook garlic, red pepper flakes, and coriander seeds on medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add turmeric and lemon juice.
  • Add the (cooked) potatoes and coat with mixture.
  • Add fresh herbs and cook a few minutes more.
  • Remove from heat and add salt, pepper, more red pepper flakes (if desired), and top with fresh herbs for garnish.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature


Leave skins on potatoes to retrain more nutrition and save time.

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