Potato Pepper Fry 2

This potato dish can be served with rice or with Indian bread like chapathi. Remember to check out another variation of this potato pepper fry.

Potato Pepper Fry 2

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Recipe by S Kamala Course: PoriyalCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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This potato dish can be served with rice or with Indian bread like chapathi.


  • Potato – 4 Nos (Medium size)

  • Onion – 1

  • Red Chii Powder – 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander Powder – 2 to 3 teaspoons

  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 teaspoon

  • Pepper (Coarsely powdered) – 1 teaspoon

  • Jeera – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry Leaves – few

  • Oil – 2 tablespoons

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste


  • Boil potatoes till soft. Remove the skin and cut it into small cubes.
  • Chop onion finely.
  • In a frying pan add the oil and when it is hot add jeera and curry leaves. Fry just for a second. Add chopped onion and fry till it turns transparent.
  • Add potato pieces and fry for one to two seconds. Then add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well.
  • Then sprinkle pepper powder and once again mix well and keep it on low flame for five to ten minutes or till it turns light brown, turning the potatoes pieces now and then.


  1. Poriyal looks damn delicious..love the addition of pepper..

  2. Thank you Priya.

  3. Hi Kamala,

    Belated tamizh puthandu wishes to you and your family. I was out sick for the past one week. My husband referred your website for the Mango pachadi,Vadai, Sambar and brinjal curry. Everything came out well. This potato curry looks divine .I bet it would taste awesome with rasam.Just what I want to fight my cold. Thanks for sharing your yummy recipes.


  4. Divya Vikram

    Simple and elegant!

  5. Thank you Divya Vikram.

  6. Hi AR,

    Hope you are alright now. Yes. It is a good combination for rasam and any other kootu varieties.

  7. Keerthivasan

    Tried your potato pepper fry came out very nice. Both English and Tamil pages are excellent

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