Potato Pepper Fry 2

Potato pepper fry is a delicious and easy-to-make dish. 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

Recipe by S Kamala
5.0 from 1 vote
Course: PoriyalCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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Discover a delicious potato dish that pairs perfectly with rice or Indian bread. Don’t miss the chance to explore a unique variation of potato pepper fry!


  • Potato – 4 Nos (Medium size)

  • Onion – 1

  • Red Chilli 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 the potatoes until they are tender, then peel and chop them into small cubes.
  • Finely dice the onion.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add jeera (cumin seeds) and curry leaves, frying them for just a moment.
  • Add the chopped onion to the pan and sauté until it becomes translucent.
  • Stir in the cubed potatoes, cooking them briefly for about 1 to 2 seconds.
  • Next, add the red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and salt to the pan. Mix everything thoroughly to ensure the potatoes are evenly coated with the spices.
  • Sprinkle pepper powder over the potatoes, giving the mixture another good stir.
  • Reduce the heat to low and let the potatoes cook for 5 to 10 minutes, or until they turn a light brown color. Remember to gently turn the potato pieces occasionally for even cooking.
  • Serve the spiced potatoes hot as a delicious side dish.


  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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