If you visit my website regularly you may have notice that I love potatoes. They are my favorite food and when I make a potato dish I write about how much I love them. Every. time. Potatoes are my desert island pick. If I could choose only one food, (along with the ability to prepare it any which way) I would choose potatoes. And these Yukon potatoes with fried onions, garlic, cumin and turmeric matches most proteins you might be cooking for dinner.
Potatoes with Fried Onions, Cumin and Turmeric: I Could Make a Meal of Them!
For those of you who are new to my site: I love potatoes. So, so much. Baked, broiled, fried (french, or course), home fries, mashed, boiled - I'll take 'em any which way I can. I consider this recipe one of the easiest and most delicious potato side dishes you can make to accompany your chicken, pork, fish, or beef entree. If I'm being totally honest, I could make a meal of just the potatoes. And have. Many times. There's no point in making anything else because I fill up on potatoes and then I'm stuffed. Like, food coma stuffed.
Boiling potatoes and creating a flavorful base to mix with them is very low maintenance. Dice some garlic and onion and fry them in a pan. Add cumin seeds and tumeric and you've got your flavor base. Once the potatoes are drained and still hot, add a chunk of butter. Next step, toss with the onion mixture and you're done!
Top Your Yukon Potatoes with Parsley or Cilantro
When I made this recipe I had fresh parsley on hand so I used that. However, these potatoes also taste fantastic with some fresh chopped cilantro. I know, I know, cilantro is... complicated. Some people really love it and others, well, they despise it. I wrote about cilantro despisers in my last post for my Ginger Pork Stir Fry. I understand your feelings and I hear you and I feel for you. But cilantro kinda rocks in my book and I love using it in my cooking! In summary, you can use chopped parsley OR cilantro OR nothing at all. It's really up to you and your taste preferences! If you want it spicy, shake some red pepper flakes on top. Alternatively, you can dice some green chilies and cook them with the onion mix.
Low Maintenance Steps for Yukon Potatoes with Fried Onions, Garlic, Cumin & Turmeric
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