How to make Sichuan Chilli Potatoes - Deep-fried potatoes stir-fried with Sichuan sauce – full of flavour and taste.

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Sichuan sauce (सिचुआन सॉस)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Sichuan Chilli Potatoes

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


For more recipes related to Sichuan Chilli Potatoes checkout Dilli Aloo Kachalu Chaat, Batata Vada - Street Food, Aloo Ke Sooley, Katori Chaat . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Set Dosa, Noodle Wrap, Masala Oat Muffins With Tangy Mayo Dip, Beer Battered Prawns.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Sichuan Chilli Potatoes Recipe

  • Potatoes cut into 1 inch cubes 3-4 medium

  • Sichuan sauce 1/2 cup

  • Dried red chillies 4-5

  • Oil 2 tablespo to deep fry

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 3 tablespoons

  • Garlic cloves 5-6

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onion greens roughly chopped 1 stalk

  • Bell pepper juliennes for garnishing


Step 1

Immerse potatoes in cold water for thirty minutes. Drain the potatoes.

Step 2

Heat sufficient water in a non-stick pan, add potatoes and boil till they are almost cooked. Drain and set aside.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in kadai, dust the boiled potatoes with cornflour and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Heat two tablespoons oil in a non-stick wok, break red chillies into two and add and stir-fry for half a minute.

Step 5

Add garlic, Sichuan sauce and onion and continue to stir-fry for a half a minute. Add fried potatoes and toss well.Add salt and sugar and stir-fry for half a minute.

Step 6

Add vinegar and toss and transfer into a serving plate.

Step 7

Garnish with spring onion greens and bell pepper juliennes, serve hot.