How to make Chilly Potatoes -

Deep fried potato fingers cooked with a onion-ginger-garlic-green chilli sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member RAJIV KUMAR LOOMBA.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Cornflour/ corn starch (कॉर्नफ्लावर/कॉर्नस्टार्च)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chilly Potatoes

Chilly Potatoes Recipe Card


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!


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chilly Potatoes Recipe

  • Potatoes cut into fingers 5 medium

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 3 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder a pinch

  • Oil 2 tbsps + to deep fry

  • Onions cut 2 medium

  • Garlic finely chopped 1/2 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Green chillies slit 4

  • Soy sauce 2 teaspoon

  • MSG optional a pinch

  • Vinegar 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Add potatoes in a bowl. Add corn flour, salt, and white pepper powder. Mix well and set aside for twenty minutes.

Step 2

Heat two tablespoons oil in a non stick pan. Add onion roundels and sauté for two minutes or until pink. Add garlic, garlic paste and sauté for half minute.

Step 3

Heat oil in a kadai. Deep fry the potatoes till crisp. Drain on an absorbent paper and add to the onion-garlic mixture.

Step 4

Add green chillies, soy sauce and MSG and mix well. Check the seasonings. Add vinegar and mix well.Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.