Ugandan Curried Potatoes easy Recipe

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Curried Potatoes easy Recipe

Ugandan Curried Potatoes easy Recipe

  • Author: James Cook
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Curry Potatoes are a popular and easy to make Ugandan side dish. In this article we will share direction to make Ugandan Curried Potatoes A timesaving one, yet delicious for people of all ages.


  • 4½ tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 large onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 kilos of red potatoes, washed, cut into 1-inch cubes. (Parboil in
  • salted water, but not boiled soft enough (boil water, add potatoes, cook over
  • low heat. Remove the potatoes and drain after 4 minutes, rinse with cold
  • water)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 cups of water
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 4 tbsp fresh parsley, minced


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat
  2. Add onions and cook for 6-8 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  3. Add turmeric, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, and coriander and mix well. Add the tomato paste and lemon juice and mix again to combine everything.
  4. Add potatoes and about ¼ teaspoon salt and mix again.
  5. Add 1½ cups of water.
  6. Cook uncovered for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender, and the curry is thick and covering the potatoes.
  7. Add the parsley at the end of the cooking time and mix well. Serve hot with grilled chicken or meat stew.
  • Category: main, vegan
  • Cuisine: African, East African


  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 516
  • Sugar: 9g
  • Sodium: 1595mg
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 86g
  • Fiber: 10g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: Ugandan Curried Potatoes

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