Spice and Herb potatoes

200gms small potatoes(I used cocktail potatoes)
Salt to taste
1 ½ tsp olive oil

Spice and herbs

1 tbsp fried shallots/shallot crisps (pounded coarsely)
1 tsp dried parsley
½ tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp cayenne powder
1 tsp chilli flakes
½ tsp caraway seeds
½ tsp fennel seeds
½ tsp dried rosemary leaves
½ tsp dried thyme leaves
½ tsp dried basil leaves


1 tsp dried parsley
1 tsp shallot crisp

Discard the skin of the potaoes.Halve it. Microwave for about 6 to 8 mins in salt water.

In a separate bowl, combine turmeric powder,cayenne powder,chilli flakes,caraway seeds,fennel seeds .dried rosemary,thyme and basil leaves . Pound coarsely all the ingredients and microwave for about 2 mins .
In a bowl, add in the boiled potatoes, pounded herb and spice, the parsley,shallot crisp and olive oil and toss it .Season with salt. Garnish with dried parsley and shallot crisp(pounded if desired).
If you are in a strict vegetarian diet, you can omit the shallot crisp !