Simple Fare: South Indian Potatoes ft. Brightland

Simple Fare: South Indian Potatoes ft. Brightland

Recipe by: Brightland

Brightland + ........Indian food? Yes. As a company founded by an Indian American, we vehemently believe that Brightland can be used in all kinds of unexpected fare from around the world - and that includes dishes from Brightland founder Aishwarya's heritage. It also helps to have the taste stamp of approval from one of the best Indian food cooks we know: Aishwarya's mama, who swears by Brightand in all of her cooking. We are jazzed to share this recipe for easy, spicy South Indian potatoes, featuring Brightland.


  • A bag of tri-colored baby potatoes

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of Brightland AWAKE olive oil

  • 3/4 teaspoon of mustard seeds

  • 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric (we like Diaspora Co)

  • salt to taste


  • 1 Chop potatoes into square cubes.

  • 2 Add Brightland to a shallow pan and wait for it to heat up.

  • 3 Add mustard seeds and wait until they start popping.

  • 4 Add potatoes into the pan.

  • 5 Add turmeric, salt and chili powder and mix together.

  • 6 Cook covered until the potatoes are fully cooked; should be 10-13 minutes.

  • 7 Drizzle Brightland on top. South Indian Potatoes are beautiful with rice and plain greek yogurt.