Batata Harra Middle Eastern hot potato starter appetiser Lebanese spice
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Batata Harra (Hot Potatoes)

Middle Eastern potato dish that's usually served as a starter.
Course Starter
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 154kcal
Author Diana


  • 1 kg potatoes
  • 2 bunches fresh coriander can be substituted with 1 tsp dry coriander
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp mild paprika
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • frying oil


  • Start with washing the potatoes, peeling them and cutting into medium-sized cubes.
  • Fry the cubed potatoes until they change their colour and become crispy, then set aside.
  • Wash and chop fresh coriander.
  • Mash garlic cloves and fry along with fresh coriander for about two minutes.
  • Add juice of half a lemon, salt and paprika.
  • Pour the sauce over fried potatoes, mix and serve.


Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 6g | Sodium: 318mg | Potassium: 1084mg | Fiber: 6g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 37.7mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 8.3mg