Instant Pot Indian Potato Salad Recipe with Idaho Potatoes
This potato salad goes way beyond plain potato salad and has all the flavors you love in samosas without the bother of making pastry. It even has carrots, peas and chickpeas which make it a complete meal!
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 35minutes
Author Kathy Hester
Instant Pot Ingredients:
2poundsIdaho® red potatoescut into bite-sized pieces
1cupdiced carrotsI used purple carrots, but any color is fine
1cupgreen peasfresh or thawed frozen
115.5 ounce can chickpeas drained and rinsed
2tablespoonsolive oilor other mild oil (dry saute to make oil free)
1 1/2teaspoonscumins seeds
1 1/2teaspoonsgaram masala
Cilantro-Mint Chutney Ingredients:
1/2cuppacked mint leaves
1/2cuppacked fresh cilantro
1/2inchknob fresh gingercut into pieces
1/2teaspoonsaltor to taste
Place the potatoes, water, and carrots into your Instant Pot and cook on manual, high pressure, for 10 minutes. Manually release the pressure and remove the lid. Add the peas and chickpeas, replace the lid and cook on manual, low pressure, for 0 minutes. Yes, I really mean zero minutes.
Once it's done, which will be a few minutes since it will need time to come back up to pressure, release the pressure manually. Pour everything into a colander and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking. Set aside.
Heat the oil in a saute pan (or in your Instant Pot) over medium heat. Once hot add the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, and mustard seeds and saute until they become fragrant about 2 minutes.
Lower the heat and add the garam masala and the minced garlic. Saute 1 minute more. Remove from heat and let cool.
Add all the cilantro-mint chutney ingredients to a small food processor and pulse until smooth. If there's not enough liquid add extra water as needed to get it to blend.
In a large mixing bowl add the cooled vegetables, the cooled sauteed oil spice mixture, and the chutney, and cooked chickpeas if using, then mix well.
You can serve it as is, or chill for at least an hour to get it nice and cold. Enjoy!