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Potato pepper fry recipe

Potato pepper fry - An easy, spicy and tasty potato pepper fry with all the spice to turn up the heat in this recipe. I have used small potato/ baby potatoes for this, but can make with regular potatoes too.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3


  • 18 Small potato
  • 8 Garlic  flakes
  • 1 Red chilli
  • 1 Green chilli Optional
  • ¾ teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • Salt
  • 2 tablespoon Sesame oil


  • Pressure cook small potatoes with enough water to immerse it, upto 3 whistles.Very finely chop garlic and green chilli if using.
  • Heat a pan with oil. Using a kitchen scissors, cut the red chilli into thin circles over oil in low flame. Give it a stir and add garlic, green chilli and cook for a minute until garlic turns fragrant. Add red chilli powder and 2 tablespoon water to oil (You can make a paste first and then add to oil).
  • Cook over low flame until oil separates. Add black pepper powder, salt and give it a mix. Add the potatoes.
  • Toss well to coat. Cook for 2 minutes in medium flame. Switch off the flame. You can top with more pepper powder if you want.


  • Adjust black pepper powder as per your spice level.
  • You can add a teaspoon of soya sauce before adding potatoes.
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves can also be added to this.