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Start the rice and assemble the ingredients first, then slice the onions, mince the jalapeno, and start on the spices and vegetables.
- 1 tablespoon water or 1 tablespoon oil (saute liquid)
- 1 tablespoon brown mustard seeds
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1 cup thinly sliced onion
- 1 fresh jalapeno, minced
- 12 ounces small red potatoes, quartered
- 1 teaspoon salt, to taste
- 1 cup water
- 1 lime, juice of
- 1 cup frozen peas
- 2 tablespoons currants or 2 tablespoons raisins
- 1⁄2 cup chopped parsley or 1⁄2 cup cilantro
- 1 (10 count) packagewhole wheat flour tortillas or 1 (10 count) package white flour tortillas
- 3 cups cooked rice
- nonfat sour cream (optional)
- Heat a medium pot or skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add saute liquid, mustard seeds, cumin, and turmeric, stirring constantly.
- When seeds start to pop, add onion and jalapeno and saute a few minutes more.
- Add potatoes, salt, and water, and simmer, covered, for about 10 minutes, until potatoes are tender.
- Watch closely as it cooks, adding more water, if needed, just enough to keep the pot bottom covered until the very end.
- Add lime juice and stir quickly to deglaze the pan.
- Stir in peas, currants, and parsley.
- Heat through and spoon into warm tortillas with rice and a spoonful of sour cream, if desired.
There were quite good and easy to make. My husband and I did think the quartered potatoes were a bit large for using in wraps -- I think I'd dice them a little smaller next time. I made half a recipe for the 2 of us, and we each made one wrap, then just ate the rest over the rice with some of the sour cream and a little Trader Joe's India Relish. Plain yogurt would work well with this too (instead of the sour cream). Thanks for the interesting recipe!
Tasty and easy to make. I am so happy that you had instructions for making this without oil. I would have done it anyway, but it's nice to see it in a recipe. I used fat free plain yogurt instead of sour cream. Next time I would serve without the rice- just personal preference. This reminded me of samosas- a samosa wrap. Thanks for posting!