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10 May, 2013

Kapi Cho Potatoes

Posted in : Accompaniments, Appetizer, Chillies, Corn Flour, Flours, Garlic, Ginger, Green Chillies, Herbs, Indo-Chinese, Oils, Patato, Red Chili Sauce, Soya Sauce, Spring Onion on by : ArchanaPotdar Tags: ,

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My dad has always encouraged me to cook right from the time I was a kid to now. He himself is a very good cook and loves presenting me with new books. So time ago he had presented me with Cooking and More by Tarla Dalal.

In one of them I found this delicious dish that has become quite a regular in our home. So will you not make it for a party? It’s easy to put together and a Crowd pleaser. Can be served both as an appetiser and as a side dish!

Do try it out and let me know what you think of this.

Kapi Cho Potatoes

Recipe Source: Tarla Dalal

Serves 4

  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled
  • 1 tsp garlic, chopped
  • ½ tsp ginger, chopped
  • 1 tsp green chilli, chopped
  • 1 tsp tomato sauce
  • 2 tblspn soya sauce
  • ¼ tsp red chilli sauce
  • 2 tsp corn flour mixed with ½ cup water
  • Oil for frying (the recommended is 4 tblspn but I cannot fry in this much oil)
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup spring onion


  • Cut the potatoes into batons.
  • Parboil potatoes in salted water remove and drain. I generally dry them on a clean kitchen towel.
  • Fry the potatoes in very hot on a high flame till the potatoes are fully cooked and crisp. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
  • Reduce the oil if you have used more like me (or you can fry some other stuff like papad etc in the hot oil). In about 2-3 tblspn oil add the garlic, ginger and green chillies stir fry for a few seconds.
  • Add the potato fingers, tomato sauce, soya sauce, chilli sauce and salt. Mix well.
  • Add the corn flour paste to the mixture and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Serve hot garnished with spring onion greens.

Here I have made it as a side dish. To make it a gravy dish use 1 cup water and 1 tsp corn flour more. Basically the gravy will depend on the amount of water and the corn flour amounts that you use.

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