How to make Kumpir - A popular Turkish dish of potatoes – it is whole and can be had as a one-dish meal.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Chicken sausages (चिकन सौसेज़)

Cuisine : Turkish

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


For more recipes related to Kumpir checkout Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo, Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Bharli Vangi, Ambat Batata, Kadai Paneer, Paneer With Pesto Sauce.

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Kumpir Recipe

  • Potatoes 4 medium

  • Chicken sausages diced 2

  • Red bell pepper diced 1/2 medium

  • Yellow bell pepper diced 1/2 medium

  • Green bell pepper diced 1/2 medium

  • Mushrooms sliced 4-5

  • Spring onions chopped 2

  • Mayonnaise 2 tablespoons

  • Ketchup 2 tablespoons

  • Processed cheese grated 1/4 cup

  • Chilli flakes 1/2 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Olive oil 1/2 tablespoon

  • Sea salt for cooking potatoes


Step 1

Cook the potatoes on a bed of sea salt for 40-45 minutes.

Step 2

For the topping, heat olive oil in a shallow nonstick pan. Add the red, yellow and green bell peppers to the pan. Add mushrooms, salt, crushed black peppercorns and red chilli flakes. Toss quickly.

Step 3

Add the sausages, toss once more. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 4

Once the potatoes are cooked, transfer them onto a cutting board and cut it lengthwise into half.

Step 5

Onto a serving plate, place the potatoes and sprinkle a pinch of salt. Top it with the sausage mixture, sprinkle spring onions and cheese.

Step 6

Top up with mayonnaise and ketchup. Sprinkle the chopped parsley and serve immediately.