Potatoes in Hot Garlic Sauce

Hot garlic sauce is a popular Chinese gravy in which you can cook chicken or vegetables or potatoes like in this dish. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Potatoes in Hot Garlic Sauce

Main Ingredients Baby potatoes, Garlic cloves
Cuisine Chinese
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Potatoes in Hot Garlic Sauce

  • 15-20 Baby potatoes
  • 10-12 Garlic cloves chopped
  • + to deep fry Oil 1 teaspoon
  • 5 tablespoons Cornflour/ corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons Red chilli paste
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato ketchup
  • a pinch Sugar
  • to taste Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Crushed black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Vinegar
  • for garnishing Spring onion greens finely chopped, 1 teaspoon +


  1. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  2. Coat the potatoes in 2 tablespoons cornflour and deep-fry in hot oil till golden. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in another non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. Add red chilli paste and continue to sauté.
  4. Add tomato ketchup, sugar, salt, crushed peppercorns, soy sauce and mix well. Add little water and mix well. Add fried potatoes and mix well.
  5. Combine remaining cornflour and water in a bowl and mix well to make a smooth slurry. Add this to the pan and mix well. Switch off the heat.
  6. Add vinegar and spring onion greens and mix well.
  7. Serve hot garnished with spring onion greens.