Dish, Vegetarains

Fried Diced Potatoes with Turmeric

You know turmeric is a herb with lots of benefits. You can use turmeric in different ways, you can eat or drink it as a lovely tea . It’s not only a kind of spice but also is a medicine with lots of goods. Turmeric is called ‘Zardchobeh ’ in Persian and is one of key ingredients in In Iranian cuisine. We add turmeric to stews, rice, pickles, omelettes, frittata, soup, aash and halva.


Turmeric with it’s earthy aroma , beautiful yellow colour used as colouring, flavouring recipes and for dyeing too. It could be used instead of saffron.

What made me talk about turmeric is this humble and easy recipe. My mother used to add turmeric to fried potatoes and make tasty snack for us and I just remembered it and wanted to share this recipe . One of easiest and super duper recipe for weekend morning.



  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Olive or other vegetable oil


cut potatoes into chunks. Heat the oil in a pan and fry potatoes. Sprinkle turmeric and season with salt and pepper. Gently stir until golden.


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