July 2, 2014

Easy Potato pepper fry/Aloo fry with pepper flavor/Bangala dumpa vepudu/Step by step pictures/Easy south indian veg fry recipes/kids favorites/potato health benefits

Actually,I don`t eat potato.Even DH don`t likes it and obviously two little children also keeps the potato pieces far away if I serve.But,it is the one the famous and cheap versatile vegetable to try number of dishes.After watching so many recipes of aloo, in cook books,cookery shows,blogs I decided to start cook at least twice-thrice per month in small quantities.So,you can see at least a very few potato recipes in MLH from now.Coming to this,It is a simple fry with pepper flavor which well goes as a side dish or with roti..You can serve it with curd rice too..Pepper powder enhances the flavor of dish and it is less in hotness when compared with chili powder version fry.You no need tomato for this and boiling potato before the process,saves the cooking time.Try this simple potato fry and enjoy with your choice of combinationangel


1.One medium-size potato has just 110 calories and is absolutely fat-, sodium and cholesterol free, making them downright undeniable for any diet.  The power of the potato doesn’t stop there.

2.Potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C (45% of the DV), which is more vitamin C than one medium tomato (40% DV) or sweet potato (30% DV). 

3.One medium potato with the skin contributes 2 grams of fiber or 8% of the daily value per serving. 
Potatoes are a good source of vitamin B6 with one medium potato providing 10% of the recommended daily value.

4.One medium potato provides 6% of the recommended daily value of iron and They are a good source of potassium…more potassium than a banana.

5.The potato belongs to the Solanaceae or nightshade family whose other members include tomatoes, eggplants, peppers, and tomatillos


potatoes-3 medium size or 1 very big
onions-1 medium size or small-1
ginger garlic paste(GGP)-2 tsps
curry leaves-1sprig
turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
red chilli powder-1/2 tsp
salt-to taste
oil-1-2 tbsp
fresh black pepper powder-to taste (may be 1 tsp)
cilantro(coriander leaves)-few (optional)
coriander+cumin powder-1/2 tsp+1/2 tsp
red chili-1 big
urad dal-1 tsp


Wash and peel potato and chop into bite size cubes..Boil water and place this potato pieces.Boil for 5minutes in medium flame or til soft.Check with fork to know whether it boiled or not.
Heat a heavy bottomed pan with oil and saute cumin,musatrd,urad dal and red chili.Add soem hing powder if you like.(I used ti)
Then add onions and fry well.Then add drained potatoes and mix carefully.
Now add salt,chili powder(very little bit),ginger garlic paste and mix well.Cook for 5 minutes in low flame.
Then add cumin+coriander powder and saute once again.Cook it for 2 more minutes.Finally add pepper powder and turn off.Combine and add some fresh cilantro leaves if you have.
Serve hot with white rice or curd rice as a side dish.



  1. We eat loads of potatoes, in fact its such a sell out at home. Thus, have cooked quite a variety of dishes with it and next round, its your simple peppery flavored cute potato pieces.

  2. Love potato pepper fry very much, an irresistible side dish for rasam rice.

  3. Love potato in any recipe :) looks super inviting. Sorry dear I am not able to visit you as much as I liked to.

  4. delicious and tempting potato curry.

  5. love this simple stir fry with rice ,yummy!!


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