Easy Indian Spiced Potato Fritters

by | Feb 19, 2022 | International Cuisines | 0 comments

When I think of Indian cuisine, I immediately think of the savory and flavorful dishes full of aromatic spices. One of my favorite recipes is Indian spiced potato fritters. It’s a dish that I learned to make growing up in my family, and we would make it together on special occasions. I have fond memories of helping my mom cut up the potatoes, and my dad adding the spices to the mix. Now I carry on the tradition with my own family, and it’s become a favorite for us all.

These potato fritters are easy to make and so delicious. They’re golden-brown and have the perfect amount of spices that make your taste buds sing. I like to serve them with a dollop of sour cream or yogurt, and a sprinkle of freshly chopped herbs. They’re perfect for an appetizer or even as a side dish. Plus, they’re a great way to use up any leftover potatoes that you may have.

So if you’re looking for a delicious and easy recipe to try, give these Indian spiced potato fritters a try. I’m sure you won’t regret it!

  • For a spicier version of these fritters, add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the spice mix.
  • You can also try adding other vegetables to the mix, such as diced bell peppers or corn.
  • For a vegan version, use non-dairy yogurt or sour cream.
  • For a gluten-free version, use a gluten-free flour instead of all-purpose flour.
  • You can also substitute the cilantro for other herbs, such as parsley, mint, or basil.
A plate of golden-brown potato fritters, garnished with fresh herbs, sitting atop a white tablecloth.

Easy Indian Spiced Potato Fritters

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Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • Large pot, medium pot, skillet, colander, cutting board, knife, spatula


  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • null Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • null Oil, for frying


  • In a large pot, bring the potatoes to a boil in salted water. Cook until they are tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and let cool.
  • In a medium pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds, coriander, turmeric, cumin, and chili powder. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes to the pot and season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the mixture from the heat and let cool. Add the flour, cilantro, and a tablespoon of oil and mix until the mixture is combined.
  • In a skillet, heat 1 inch of oil over medium-high heat. Working in batches, drop the potato mixture into the hot oil, using a spoon to form the fritters. Fry for 3-4 minutes, or until golden-brown. Remove from the oil and let drain on a paper-towel lined plate.
  • Serve with a dollop of sour cream or yogurt, and a sprinkle of fresh herbs, if desired.


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