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Batata Nu Shaak (Spicy Potatoes)

Batata Nu Shaak (Spicy Potatoes)

Spice up your menu with Batata Nu Shaak, a traditional Gujarati dish that promises to be a hit among patrons seeking authentic Indian flavors. This vibrant and spicy potato recipe, ideal for high-volume foodservice operators, combines cubed potatoes with a fiery blend of salt and red chili powder, all simmered in Custom Culinary® True Foundations® Tikka Masala Sauce for an irresistibly rich taste. Optional sugar adds a hint of sweetness to balance the heat, while fresh coriander leaves offer a refreshing garnish. Easy to prepare in large quantities, Batata Nu Shaak is a cost-effective, flavorful addition to any menu, perfect as a side dish or a vegetarian main course.

What You'll Need

Recipe Ingredients

Yield: 80 lb

1 qt Vegetable oil
50 lb Potatoes, un-peeled and cut in large cubes
1 cup Salt (adjust to taste)
1 cup Red chili powder (adjust to taste)
32 lb Custom Culinary® True Foundations® Tikka Masala Sauce
5 qt Water
1 cup Sugar, optional
6 cups Fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves, chopped

  1. Heat oil in a heavy-bottomed pan.
  2. Add cubed potatoes and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Season with salt and red chili powder. Sauté for 1 minute.
  4. Add Tikka Masala Sauce and water and let mixture simmer over medium to low flame until potatoes are cooked – about 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add sugar, if desired, then simmer.
  6. Turn off the heat. Transfer it to a serving bowl, garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve.