Patata Hara (serves 4 as a side dish)600ml sunflower oil (plus an extra tbsp for frying)
1 kg new potatoes, diced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 green chilli, finely chopped
½ tsp mild chilli powder
Salt and pepper to taste
Chopped fresh coriander for garnish
1. Heat the sunflower oil in a large pan. Deep fry the diced new potatoes until soft in the middle and crispy and brown on the outside (about 10 minutes). Remove from the hot fat, pat with kitchen towel (to remove excess grease) and set aside.
2. Meanwhile, in another pan fry the garlic, green chilli and chilli powder in 1tbsp sunflower oil for 3 minutes. Add the fried potatoes and cook for a further 2 minutes, stirring often.
3. Season to taste, and serve with fresh coriander on top.