Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Bataat Abu Humar Adanee /Adeni Potatoes with Red chilli and Tamarind Sauce for Yemen

Bataat Abu Humar Adanee

For Y -Yemen apparently this is eaten as a snack and its delicious !
Still cannot write much about Yemen later maybe when my arm feels a part of my body…
For Ushar I used regular lemon pickle.

Bataat Abu Humar Adanee /Adeni potatoes with red chilli and tamarind sauce

Recipe Source: Here
To serve: 4-5 people

  • 1 kg about 15-20 small potatoes 
  • A small lemon sized ball of tamarind soak in water
  • 4 red chillies soaked in warm water
  • 3 tblspn of  ‘ushar (pickled lemon)–optional
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tblspn of oil
  • Dhania/ coriander , chopped   for garnish

  • Blend the red chillies in the chutney pot of the blender.
  • In a pot   boil the potatoes until soft. They should not be mushy.
  • Drop the potatoes in cold water to stop further cooking.  Peel the potatoes if you feel like but halve them.
  •  Then in a pot under medium high heat add the oil and the red chilli mixture.
  •  Let it simmer for 3 minutes. Then add the pickled lemons, and the tamarind and let simmer for another 3 minutes.
  •  Add salt, potatoes and half a cup of water and let simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.
  •  Enjoy.
Bataat Abu Humar Adanee

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  1. Nice tangy and spicy potatoes! I think even I can have this as a snack. Nice recipe for Yemen.

  2. Tamarind and lemon pickle together - tangy! Sounds great and looks great too.

  3. Potatoes in any form will be appreciated at home!! Lovely pick!

  4. My mouth is watering here, cant resist to this tangy potatoes, drooling.

  5. Wow tangy pototoes looks yummmy and so tempting recipe ... mouthwatering dear !!

  6. I won't mind to have this for snack too Archana, very nice dish!

  7. Super tempting potatoes from Yemen. Love your presentation.

  8. What a delicious potato dish. I love the addition of pickle..

  9. Such a tempting dish Archana and anything with potato makes it a great dish and adding lemon pickle makes it even more yum!!!\

  10. Yummy dish from yemen.. Potatoes in tangy sauce make it more tempting.

  11. These potatoes sounds so tempting .


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