Chili Potato

November 30, 2008

chili Potato

Chili potato is an indianized Chinese dish made with fried potatoes, capcicum and onion. This can be served as a starter or as an accompaniment to the main meal.

chili potato

Chili Potato

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Course: Starters
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 3
Author: Puja

Ingredients

  • 250 gms potatoes sliced into long pieces.
  • 2 Capsicum cut into square pieces
  • 2 Onions cut into square pieces
  • 3-4 Green Chillies finely chopped
  • 3-4 cloves of Garlic finely chopped
  • A small piece of Ginger finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup Corn flour Maida can also be used
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • Soya Sauce
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Chilies Sauce
  • Ajinomoto Chinese Salt

Instructions

  • Mix the Corn flour with water, 1 tsp Soya Sauce, 1 tsp Chilli sauce and 1 tsp Tomato Sauce in a small bowl. Add some salt or, Ajinomoto as per your preference. Just ensure that the batter is thick enough to coat the potatoes.
  • Put the potato pieces into the bowl 3-4 pieces at a time and properly coat the potatoes with the batter.
  • Heat oil in a Kadai, and fry each of the coated potato pieces till crispy and brown.
  • Drain the potatoes and keep it aside.
  • In the kadai heat about 2-3 tsp of oil. Add the chopped chillies, garlic and ginger to it. Add the onion and Capsicum into it and fry for some time, about 3-4 minute. Do not let it over-fry or, turn into brown.
  • Add water to it and 1 tsp each of Soya sauce, Tomato sauce and Chili sauce along with a pinch of Ajinomoto.
  • Put the fried potato pieces into the mixture and let it cook for some time till the potatoes turns tender.
  • Serve hot and enjoy the Indianized-Chinese food called potato chilli.

Notes

When you cut the potatoes, keep in mind that you cut it into long pieces that are about 3/4 cm in height and width. What we mean by this is that the potatoes should not be tool slender in shape.
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A self-proclaimed Champion Cook, who gets the confidence from the love and praises showered upon me by my family consisting of a Cute little Daughter and a husband who loves the Internet more than me (LoL..) and who incidentally happens to be the man behind the technical aspects of this blog. I love working from home and the benefits that come from it and that is why I started this blog where I document all my adventures with cooking. Follow me on my journey..

Puja Darshan

  • I have been going around to different cooking blogs, looking for different ways to do things and recipes. I find cooking rewarding in so many ways. It is calming for me, and also if you do it right its entertaining and healthy.

  • Recipe is so good. Nice presentation. Thanks to author.

    Only one problem, there is no Print button. There should be a printer friendly version which is free from these ads. Would be helpful to readers. 🙂

    Keep up the good work!

  • this recipe is simply awesome ! i tried this at home…….ver first time and i am not at all into cooking but you won’t believe…..i made it really dilicious !!!

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