Ready to take your taste buds on a spicy adventure? Look no further than this Chinese chili potato recipe! Bursting with flavors and packed with a fiery kick, this dish is sure to satisfy your cravings for bold and delicious cuisine. Whether you're a fan of Chinese food or just looking to try something new, this recipe is a must-try. In this blog post, we'll guide you step-by-step through the process of creating this mouthwatering dish, sharing helpful tips along the way. Get ready to impress your family and friends with your culinary skills as you whip up a batch of these irresistible Chinese chili potatoes!
Chili potatoes are crispy fried potatoes in a spicy sauce of ginger, garlic, green chili and soya sauce. Chili potatoes are Chinese preparation but it is popular in India as well. From fine dining restaurant to street food chili potatoes are served in various version. Here you can discover spicy starter recipe with secret of making Crispy chili potatoes.
This recipe for chili potato wedges is easy to cook recipe, which is perfect for parties, starters and even evening snacks for kids. Here I have made chili potato in gravy, although there is dry version too but I think it tastes better this way. People say that fried potatoes become soggy in gravy but here I will tell you how to make crispy chili potatoes recipe which will be crispy from outside and tender and hot from inside.
Make this Chinese chili potato recipe in winters and enjoy this hot snack with your kids. I have not made this too hot/spicy, but you can adjust the seasoning in your way. Instead of potatoes you can use Paneer (Indian cottage cheese), add bell papers and follow this same recipe for chili potato wedges and Chili Paneer is ready. Here I have use green onions but you can use chives too for this recipe. chives has a light flavor nice texture.
Chinese Chili Potato Recipe
Let’s learn this spicy starter recipe with step by step images:
Preparation Time: 10 minutes. Cooking Time: 20 minutes. Servings: 2
- Potato: 2.
- Chopped chives or green onion: ½ cup.
- Ginger paste: 1 table spoon.
- Chopped garlic: 4-5 cloves.
- Green chili: 2.
- Corn flour: 1 cup.
- Cumin seeds: ½ teaspoon.
- Soya sauce: 2 table spoons.
- Green chili sauce: 1 teaspoon.
- Salt: to taste.
- Oregano: ¼ teaspoon.
- Oil: for frying+ 2 table spoons.
- Coriander: for garnishing.
Method to Make Chili Potato:
- Wash and peel potatoes.
- Cut potatoes length wise in thick slices.
- Coat potatoes with ½ cup of corn flour.Coat potato wedges with corn flour to make potatoes crispy
- Heat oil in a pan.
- Deep fry potatoes. The potatoes should become crisp and golden from outside and soft from inside.Deep fry potatoes
- Put potatoes on kitchen paper to get rid of excess oil.
- Now for sauce heat 2 tablespoons oil.
- Add cumin seeds, chopped garlic, ginger paste and mix well.Heat oil and add cumin, ginger, garlic, chili
- Add chili, soya (soy) sauce and chili sauce.
- Cook the sauce on low flame for 1 minute.
- Now mix rest half cup corn flour and water in a cup. Get rid of any lumps.
- Add corn flour and water mix in the sauce.
- Mix well. Add chopped green onion or chives, salt, black pepper, oregano.
- Cook for 2 minutes, add fried potatoes.Add potatoes in sauce
- Garnish with green onion, coriander.
- Serve piping hot.Garnish and serve chili potatoes
- Happy cooking! Let me know your feedback in comments below.
Expert’s Tips to Make Chili Potatoes:
- Fry 4-5 slices of potatoes at a time.
- You can keep the sauce ready and add potatoes just before serving, but do not forget to reheat sauce.
- Use green part more of green onions for this recipe.
The Chinese Chili Potato recipe is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that combines the flavors of spicy chili and crispy potatoes. Whether you're a fan of Chinese cuisine or simply looking to try something new, this recipe is sure to please your taste buds. The combination of heat from the chili and the satisfying crunch of the potatoes creates a mouthwatering experience that you won't soon forget. If you decide to give this recipe a try, we would love to hear how it turned out for you. Let us know in the comments below!
Frequently Asked Questions
Who introduced chilli and potato in India?
The Portuguese brought potatoes and chiles to India in the early 17th and 15th centuries, respectively. They were both born in South America.
Can we eat chilli potato in diet?
By baking the potato wedges rather than deep-frying them, baked chili potatoes have fewer calories because no sugar is used—instead, tomatoes are used to provide a subtle sweetness to the dish. This makes it much healthier because it cuts the calories significantly.
Are chilli potatoes healthy?
The calories in baked chili potatoes are significantly decreased by removing the sugar and replacing it with tomatoes, which add a hint of sweetness, and baking the potato wedges rather than deep-frying them. This significantly reduces the calorie content, making it much healthier.