How to make Potato Capsicum Fry

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Renjini Selvan Velayudhan.

Main Ingredients : Potato (आलू), Capsicum (शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Potato Capsicum Fry

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Potato Capsicum Fry Recipe

  • Potato peeled and diced 500 grams

  • Capsicum seeded and diced 1 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onions diced 3 medium

  • Ginger deseed and julienne 1 inch piece

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Boil water in a deep pan. Add half of the turmeric powder, salt and add potatoes.

Step 2

Cook till potatoes are done. Drain and set aside.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add cumin seeds.

Step 4

Once they crackle, add onions, ginger, garlic and capsicum and sauté till onions are golden brown.

Step 5

Add potatoes and sauté for two minutes.

Step 6

Add remaining turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, salt, garam masala and mix well.

Step 7

Cover and cook for seven to eight minutes.

Step 8

Serve hot with roti and parantha.

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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 www.sanjeevkapoor.com 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.