Batata Hara

Batata Hara Recipe

Batata Hara is a Lebanese vegetable dish. It consists of potatoes, red peppers, coriander, chili, and garlic which are all fried together in olive oil.

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Ingredients for Batata Hara Recipe:


  • Baby potatoes halved with skin and soaked for ½ hour 300 grams
  • Lebanese spice powder 1 tablespoon
  • Paprika powder 1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper powder ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic crushed 2 tablespoons
  • Tomato ketchup 2 tablespoons
  • sumac powder 1 teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Drain potatoes and put in a bowl. Add paprika powder, red chilli powder, black pepper powder, Lebanese spice powder, coriander powder and salt and mix well. Set aside.

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté till well-browned.

Add potatoes, mix well, cover and cook on low heat for 2 minutes. Sprinkle little water, mix well, cover and cook till half done.

Add tomato ketchup, mix well, sprinkle some more water, mix again, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add sumac powder, coriander leaves and mix well. Switch off heat.

Serve hot on a bed of cabbage.

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