Kung pao potatoes | How to make Kung pao potatoes

By Swapna Sunil  |  17th Jun 2016  |  
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About Kung pao potatoes Recipe

During one period, the Kung Pao was a man from Sichuan province whose favorite dish was spicy diced chicken with peanuts. So this dish was named after him. As we are vegetarians couldn't enjoy the chicken version so why worry when we have the humble Potato for rescue and here it is the Sanjeev Kapoor's version of the same!!

Kung pao potatoes

Ingredients to make Kung pao potatoes

  • 4 large : potatoes, par boiled, peeled and cubed
  • Few sprigs Green onions chopped
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • Few juliennes of Mixed peppers
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • An inch piece ginger chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 tsp Corn flour
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp chilli oil
  • 2 dry red chillies broken to pieces
  • 2 tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Red chilli sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp roasted peanuts

How to make Kung pao potatoes

  1. Dilute the corn starch with couple of spoons of vegetable stock n set aside until use...
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cubed potatoes. Shallow fry till light golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  3. Heat chilli oil in another non-stick pan. Add red chillies and saute for a minute or so. Now stir in the sliced onion,peppers, ginger and garlic and saute till soft. Add soy sauce, red chilli sauce, sugar, salt and peanuts and give it a good mix.
  4. Now stir in the vegetable stock n bring this to a gentle boil n later stir in the corn starch mixture n cook until slightly thick..
  5. Add fried potatoes and mix gently. Sprinkle the chopped green onions and serve hot ..

My Tip:

For extra crispy potatoes dust the cubes with a tsp of corn starch ..leave for a couple of mins and then fry ..

Reviews for Kung pao potatoes (5)

Anita Kumara year ago

Tasty tasty

Yugandhara Mhatre2 years ago


Shaira Kirmani2 years ago

Mouth watering!

Shalini Kapoor2 years ago


Akarshita prasad2 years ago

look amazing..i am sure the peanuts would add a great nutty flavour to the dish.