Batata harra
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Batata harra

Imad Alarnab brings you the recipe for this simple, potato side dish renowned in Daraa in southern Syria.

    VegetarianGluten free
  • Serves4
  • CourseSide
  • Prepare5 mins
  • Cook55 mins
  • Total time1 hr


  • 750g baby new potatoes, larger ones halved
  • 15g unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 x 25g pack coriander, leaves only, roughly chopped
  • ¼ tsp chilli flakes
  • tbsp olive oil