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Curried Potatoes easy Recipe

Ugandan Curried Potatoes

If you're not a fan of curry, try Ugandan curried potatoes. They're one of the most popular side dishes in Uganda and are a delicious, easy-to-make side dish that can be served with grilled chicken or beef. A delicious dish of the region, these potatoes are spicy and go well with meat stews and grilled chicken. Unlike other side dishes, they're also very tasty as a starter!
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Course: Dinner, Main dishes
Cuisine: African, East African
Keyword: Curry, potato curry, Ugandan Curried Potatoes
CookingStyle: low-temperature cooking
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 516kcal
Author: Ms Kelly
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  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat
  • Add onions and cook for 6-8 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add turmeric, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, and coriander and mix well. Add the tomato paste and lemon juice and mix again to combine everything.
  • Add potatoes and about ¼ teaspoon salt and mix again.
  • Add 1½ cups of water.
  • Cook uncovered for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender, and the curry is thick and covering the potatoes.
  • Add the parsley at the end of the cooking time and mix well. Serve hot with grilled chicken or meat stew.



Ugandan curry potatoes can be a meal or a side dish. They are spicy and a good choice for dinner. You can serve this meal with steamed vegetables or with a side dish of meat and fish. You'll feel like you're in a world where no food is off limits. If you're not a fan of potatoes, you can always try this dish for yourself. You'll love it!
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Serving: 4servings | Calories: 516kcal | Carbohydrates: 86g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1595mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 9g
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