Potatoes are spiced with turmeric, garam masala, cumin, coriander, green chiles and asafetida then steamed in a rice cooker. A flavorful Indian side dish. Variations can be created within this recipe according to what is in season.
Boil the potatoes, peel and prick all over with a toothpick. Mix with rest of the ingredients except water.
Place a piece of aluminum foil at the base of the pan of the cooker. Place potatoes over it. Pour water. Cover closely with another piece of foil.
Cover pan with the lid and switch on to Cooking. When the potatoes are ready, the switch will move to Keep Warm position.
Switch off and serve hot with rice or chapatis or Keep Warm till required.