How to make Kung Pao Potatoes -

Potatoes cooked with a chinese sauce and roasted peanuts.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Potato (आलू), Spring onions (हरे प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Kung Pao Potatoes

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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!


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Kung Pao Potatoes Recipe

  • Potato boiled and peeled 4 large

  • Spring onions 6

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Garlic chopped 4-5 cloves

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 2 teaspoons

  • Vegetable stock 1 cup

  • Chilli oil 2 tablespoons

  • Dry red chilies,broken 3-4

  • Soy sauce 2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Sugar 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Roasted peanuts 1/4 cup

  • Spring onion greens 2 stalks


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Cube the potatoes and add. Shallow fry till light golden. Drain on absorbent paper. Slice spring onion bulbs, finely chop ginger and garlic. Mix cornflour in ¼ cup vegetable stock and set aside.

Step 2

Heat chilli oil in another non-stick pan. Add red chillies and sauté for ½ minute or till crisp. Add onion, ginger and garlic and sauté till soft. Add soy sauce, red chilli sauce, sugar, salt and peanuts and mix.

Step 3

Add the remaining vegetable stock and mix well. Chop spring onion greens. Add cornflour mixture to the pan and cook till the sauce thickens. Add potatoes and mix gently. Serve immediately garnished with spring onion.

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