Battata Harra (Spicy Potatoes)

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Battata Harra (Spicy Potatoes)

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Yield: 2 servings


  • 1.5- pound bag of little gem potatoes washed and halved (P)
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • Salt
  • Olive Oil
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • ½ tsp. ground cayenne
  • 2 Thai “birds’ eye” chilies small 1-2-inch skinny red chilies (finely sliced discs) (P)
  • 1 lemon


  • Preheat the oven to 450F
  • Smash the garlic with the olive oil and salt to make a paste
  • Toss the potatoes with the paste made above
  • Place the potatoes on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and place in the oven on the middle rack for 15-22 minutes
  • Once out of the oven, sprinkle with the zest of 1 lemon, chopped cilantro and the chopped Thai chilies

Chef's Tips

If Thai birds eye chilies are too spicy for you, you can substitute them for Anaheim chilies or even jalapenos