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Batata Harra (Lebanese Spiced Potatoes)

January 10, 2021

I can have these all day long, literally. The traditional way is done by frying them first and then tossing them with the spice mix but let’s make it healthier by roasting the potatoes. I promise, you can not tell the difference.

Batata Harra (Lebanese Spiced Potato)

5 from 1 vote
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Lebanese


  • 1 kg potatoes chopped into small cubes
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp dry coriander
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp red bell pepper paste
  • 4 minced cloves garlic
  • 1 cup chopped coriander
  • 1/2 lemon optional


  • Preheat oven to 180C
  • Place potatoes in a bowl
  • Mix in the salt, black pepper, oil, dry coriander, paprika, and cumin
  • In a nonstick pan, place the potatoes, making sure theyre not overcrowded
  • Bake for 40-45 min tossing halfway thru
  • Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, mix the garlic, pepper paste, coriander and an optional lemon squeeze
  • Once potatoes are ready, and while still hot, add the garlic pepper paste and make sure you get all the potatoes coated
  • Serve immediately, not the yummiest when reheated

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  • Reply Sereene January 15, 2021 at 10:39 am

    Hi what can I substitute red bell pepper pate with?

    • Reply Mrs.Clueless January 16, 2021 at 3:50 pm

      Hi! Tomato paste or just omit

  • Reply Manal January 25, 2021 at 6:50 pm

    5 stars
    This was tooo good. Literally every recipe is too good Tina.

    • Reply Mrs.Clueless January 27, 2021 at 10:06 pm


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