Easy Tiffin Box Ideas  using potatoes

Roasted Baby Potatoes – Easy Tiffin Box Ideas

Potato is one of my favorite vegetables, it is versatile and yummy in all form. It is easily available and is rich in natural carbohydrates. Potatoes provide much-needed energy to the growing kids. They are naturally gluten-free and are incredibly filling. Moreover, potatoes are the safest vegetable which almost all the kids enjoy. Here is the quick lunch box recipe using baby potatoes and minimum ingredients. Let’s get started.

Roasted Baby Potatoes – Easy Tiffin Box Ideas


  • Baby Potatoes –  2 cup
  • Pepper Power – 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin Powder- 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric Power – ¼ teaspoon
  • Garlic pods – 2-3 nos
  • Curry leaves – 4-5 leaves
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Coriander leaves – For garnish
  • Ghee –  1 spoon
  • Salt to taste

Method to Prepare

  1. Wash the baby potatoes well in running water. Pressure cooks the baby potatoes to 2-3 whistles; the number of whistles depends on the size of the potatoes.
  2. Let the pressure release naturally. It will take 5-7 minutes. Peel the skin of potatoes and keep it aside.
  3. Take a mixing bowl, add peeled baby potatoes, 1 spoon of oil, pepper powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida, and salt. Mix it well. Let the mixture rest for 7-10 minutes.
  4. Turn on the flame, put a pan, add ghee to it. Once the ghee is hot, add finely chopped garlic pods followed by curry leaves.
  5. Now, add the potato mix and toss it in medium flame until all the potatoes are roasted well evenly.
  6. The potatoes would take 7-10 minutes to roast evenly. Make sure to keep the flame medium.
  7. Once the potatoes are roasted well, turn off the flame and garnish the roasted potatoes with finely chopped coriander leaves.


  1. 3-4 whistles are needed for even cooking of medium-sized photos.
  2. The same dish can be prepared with regular potatoes, cut the boiled and peeled potatoes into bite-size pieces and follow the preparation method.
  3. If you are using medium sized potatoes, prick the boiled potatoes multiple times with the help of a fork. This will give a wonderful flavor to the final dish.




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