How to make Kumpir -

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

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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

Cuisine : Turkish

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Kumpir checkout Batata Bhaji, Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Mughlai Arbi Parval and Pumpkin Subzi Peanut Tamatar Sabzi - SK Khazana Vazhakai Podimas


Kumpir 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 : 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.

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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.