What’s so interesting about Indian flavors is that there are different cuisines all around the country. The flavors I associate with Indian food the most include coconut, lemongrass, turmeric (the main ingredient in curry powder, which is actually a British invention), garam masala, yogurt, mango and mint. These flavors can be found in cuisine all over the country in different combinations!
The last recipe from my Indian-inspired weekend is this Indian Potato Salad, highlighting three key flavors in Indian cuisine:
I started by covering a pot of chopped red potatoes with water and bringing it to a boil. I tested them with a fork, but I think it took about 10 minutes once the water was boiling. I estimated about two potatoes per person for my salad and I had leftovers.
While the potatoes were cooking, I mixed together 2 tablespoons of chopped mint, 1/3 cup of the chutney and 1 cup of yogurt together in a bowl:
I let my sauce sit in the fridge while my potatoes cooled. I chopped a bit of red onion to add some texture to the dish: