Marinated baked potatoes

This one’s from my sister (thanks, Ka!) and it’s delicious 🙂

Preparation time: 30 minutes + marinade time

Cooking time: 40 minutes

You need: As many potatoes as you like (at least 4-5); 2-3 cups thick yogurt; 2 tsp minced ginger or ginger paste; 2 tbsp minced garlic or garlic paste; 1 tbsp lemon juice; 1/2 tsp turmeric; and to taste: salt, red chili powder, ground cumin (jeera powder)

How to: Peel the potatoes, cut them into 2″ pieces if needed, and set to boil. I used Yukon Golds, which worked very well. Don’t let them boil too much – they should be done through but not squishy.

Meanwhile, put the yogurt in a bowl and add everything else to it. Mix well.

When the potatoes are done, put them in the bowl with the marinade and cover thoroughly. Marinate at least one hour. The longer you leave them in, the better they will taste. the maximum I’ve gone is three days, so this is a good dish to make in advance for a party.

Take the potatoes out of the marinade and place in an oven-proof dish. Cover with a little marinade (so they don’t dry out) and bake at 350 F for 40 minutes.

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