Written by Puja

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

No ratings yet
Print Pin Rate
Share on Facebook
Course: Starters
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 3
Author: Puja


  • 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


  • 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.


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.
Tried this recipe?Post a picture to Instagram & Mention @thetastesofindia or tag #thetastesofindia!

If you like this post, I would really love it, if you pin it or share it with your Facebook fans or Twitter followers or Google+ circles today. All it takes is a simple click on the “pin it” “like,” “share,” “tweet,” or Google+ buttons below the post. It will keep me motivated. Thank  you!

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..

Read More Articles:

Want to receive Recipe updates into your inbox every week?

  • No more missing out on our latest recipes
  • Now save your recipe emails for referring to it in the future
  • No fluff or, spam. Just pure value
Signup for our FREE weekly newsletter!
You will get one short email per week. You can unsubscribe anytime.