Yummy Spiced Potato Pie (V)

Yummy Spiced Potato Pie

Indian baby food recipe - Stage 2: 7 months plus

Indian influenced potato pie lightly flavoured with lots of traditional, fragrant spices.

- SuperFoods included: white potato, sweet potato, olive oil, onion, garlic, peas - SuperSpices included: turmeric, cumin, coriander, black pepper

Includes antioxidant vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene) for healthy skin, eyes and immune system; anti-inflammatory to keep allergies at bay; potassium-rich for heart health, and packed with starchy foods for much-needed energy.

Makes 4-5 servings. Total preparation and cooking time: 20mins. Suitable for freezing.


  • 1 medium white potato – washed, peeled, cubed
  • 1 medium sweet potato – washed, peeled, cubed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion – peeled, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp minced garlic    
  • Pinch of ground turmeric
  • Pinch of ground cumin
  • Pinch of ground coriander
  • Pinch of ground black pepper
  • 60g (2½oz) peas – frozen, washed
  • 1 tsp unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp of whole milk


Place the white and sweet potatoes in a pot and cover with cold water. Bring to the boil and simmer (uncovered) on medium-high heat for 10-12mins until tender.

Whilst the potatoes are boiling, in a frying pan, heat the oil and add the onion. Stir-fry on medium-low heat for 3-4mins until soft and golden.

Add the garlic, turmeric, cumin, coriander, black pepper and stir-fry continuously for 30secs-1min to lightly cook the spices and set aside.

Next steam the peas in a steamer or in the microwave by placing them in a microwavable dish and adding 2 tablespoons of water. Cover the dish with either a lid (leaving a small vent) or cling film (piercing a few holes), and steam in the microwave on high for 1-1½mins until tender. Once cooked, drain the excess water and set aside.

Once the potatoes are cooked, drain, place in a bowl and add the peas, butter and spoon in the milk and mash the potatoes until smooth.

Add the spiced onion to the mash and combine together for a creamy, tasty pie.

If the consistency of the pie is too heavy for your little one, add some extra milk. Serve to baby warm.

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