Lyonnaise Potatoes

by - September 16, 2013

Lyonnaise Potatoes

             Lyonnaise potatoes is a French dish of sliced pan-fried potatoes and thinly sliced onions, sauteed in butter with parsley and possibly other seasonings. "Lyonnaise" means "from Lyon", or "Lyon-style", after the French city of Lyon. The potatoes are par-cooked before sauteing for the best results. (source- Wikipedia)

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 ~ 30 minutes
Serves: 2 ~ 3
Adapted from here

500g  / 1 lb potatoes
1.5 onion, sliced
2 ~ 3 tbsp butter
2 tbsp parsley / cilantro, chopped
Pepper to taste
Salt to taste

1. Peel and slice potatoes into big chunks and cook it in a boiling water with little salt.
2. Once it cooked, drain the water and allow the potatoes to cool till use.
3. In a pan, heat 1 tbsp of butter on medium heat. Add sliced onions, salt, pepper and cook it for 10 ~ 15    minutes untill it become soft and brown. Stir in between to avoid burning. Transfer to another bowl.
4. In the same pan, roast sliced potatoes both the side, add salt and pepper to taste. Add butter if needed.
5. Now add sauted onions to the potatoes along with the chopped cilantro. Stir gently and Serve hot.

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  1. Quick and yummy dish,thanks for sharing.

  2. absoultely flavourful and delicious potatoes :) happy that i learned a french food today !! :)

  3. love these. I have these sometimes for breakfast with eggs

  4. Potatoes i any form are welcome at home..interesting version!

  5. bookmarking this delicious potatoes!!! looks picture perfect!!


  6. Very interesting dish.. Looks tempting.

  7. Nice potato preparation. Similar to our potato onion bhaaji but a lot less spicy.

  8. Another new name and new recipe...thanks to bm...looks very delicious

  9. Such a simple preparation! looks very flavorful..

  10. must be yum..butter and sliced onion with potato is such an awesome combo.

  11. wow very delicious and yummy potatoes dear :) fabulous choice for L !!

  12. Potatoes are my husband's favorite. I'm sure he'll love this preparation.


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